Definition of UNION

noun : UNION

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War); "he has visited every state in the Union"; "Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union"; "the North's superior resources turned the scale" ;

  • 4. (

    ) the state of being joined or united or linked; "there is strength in union" ;

  • 6. (

    ) healing process involving the growing together of the edges of a wound or the growing together of broken bones ;

  • 7. (

    ) a political unit formed from previously independent people or organizations; "the Soviet Union" ;

  • 8. (

    ) a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets; "let C be the union of the sets A and B" ;

  • 9. (

    ) the occurrence of a uniting of separate parts; "lightning produced an unusual union of the metals" ;

  • 10. (

    ) a device on a national flag emblematic of the union of two or more sovereignties (typically in the upper inner corner) ;

Adjective : UNION

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the American Civil War; "Union soldiers"; "Federal forces"; "a Federal infantryman" ;

  • 2. (

    ) of trade unions; "the union movement"; "union negotiations"; "a union-shop clause in the contract" ;


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