Dis*un"ion (?), n. [Pref. dis- + union: cf. F. d'esunion.]

1.

The termination of union; separation; disjunction; as, the disunion of the body and the soul.

2.

A breach of concord and its effect; alienation.

Such a disunion between the two houses as might much clou the happiness of this kingdom. Clarendon.

3.

The termination or disruption of the union of the States forming the United States.

I have not accustomed myself to hang over the precipice of disunion. D. Webster.

 

© Webster 1913.

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