Disunion

Dis*un"ion

(?), n. [Pref. dis- + union: cf. F. dsunion.] 1. The termination of union; separation; disjunction; as, the disunion of the body and the soul.
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2. A breach of concord and its effect; alienation.
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Such a disunion between the two houses as might much clou the happiness of this kingdom.
Clarendon.
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3. The termination or disruption of the union of the States forming the United States.
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I have not accustomed myself to hang over the precipice of disunion.
D. Webster.
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