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Definitions of union:
  • noun:   the act of making or becoming a single unit
    Example: "The union of opposing factions"
  • noun:   a device on a national flag emblematic of the union of two or more sovereignties (typically in the upper inner corner)
  • noun:   the occurrence of a uniting of separate parts
    Example: "Lightning produced an unusual union of the metals"
  • noun:   a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets
    Example: "Let C be the union of the sets A and B"
  • noun:   an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
    Example: "You have to join the union in order to get a job"
  • noun:   a political unit formed from previously independent people or organizations
    Example: "The Soviet Union"
  • noun:   the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
    Example: "He has visited every state in the Union"
  • noun:   healing process involving the growing together of the edges of a wound or the growing together of broken bones
  • noun:   the state of being joined or united or linked
    Example: "There is strength in union"
  • noun:   the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)
    Example: "God bless this union"
  • noun:   the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes
  • adjective:   being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the Civil War
    Example: "Union soldiers"
  • adjective:   of trade unions
    Example: "The union movement"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #36611)

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