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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disunion  \Dis*un"ion\,  n.  [Pref.  dis-  +  union:  cf  F. 
  d['e]sunion.] 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disunion 
  n  :  the  termination  or  destruction  of  union 




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