- A combining, joining, or grouping together of nations, states, political groups, etc. for some specific purpose.
- A marrying or being married; marriage.
A Union soldier.
The union movement; union negotiations.
- An organization or confederation uniting various individuals, political units, etc.
- In England, a former combination of parishes for the joint administration of relief for the poor; also, a workhouse kept up by such a union.
An example of a union is marriage.
An example of a union is a group of auto workers who have come together to negotiate the terms of their work as a group.
- the United States of America, specif. when regarded as a federal union
- the North in the Civil War