reünion

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reünion (plural reünions)

  1. Alternative spelling of reunion
    • 1861, John Holmes Agnew [ed.] and Walter Hilliard Bidwell [ed.], The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, volume 53, page #146:
      We are concerned with the fact — not with its genesis. Whether the war between France and Austria was unjust or unavoidable ; which party prepared, and which began, the conflict ; whether Louis Napoleon originally designed, and whether he now relishes, that creation of a Kingdom of United Italy, of which he was the undoubted instrument ; whether the citizens of the new state ought to be grateful to him for their emancipation and reünion, or to Providence for having overruled his purposes ; whether the cession of Savoy and Nice was a moderate and necessary, or a questionable and a needless, price ; how far the duplicity and misstatements which undeniably discredited the transaction, exceeded the recognized limits of diplomatic mystification […]
    • 1868, Overture on Reünion: The Reports of the Joint Committee of the Two Assemblies of 1866–7, and of the Special Committee of the (N.S.) General Assembly of 1868, main title (Presbyterian Publication Committee: Edwin F. Hatfield)
      Overture on Reünion: The Reports of the Joint Committee of the Two Assemblies of 1866–7, and of the Special Committee of the (N.S.) General Assembly of 1868
    • 1975, Institut marksizma-leninizma (Moscow, Russia) and Institut für Marxismus-Leninismus beim ZK der SED, Karl Marx Friedrich Engels Gesamtausgabe (MEGA), volume 1, part 11, № 1, page 354 (Dietz)
      He speaks respectfully of the Peelites: “There was now no substantial obstacle to the reünion of the great Conservative party.”

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