• An Arab man, possibly Ahmed Orabi, leaves the protection of lady Europe in order to chase after a lion draped in a Union Jack
    An Arab man, possibly Ahmed Orabi, leaves the protection of lady Europe in order to chase after a lion draped in a Union Jack
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n unionism the system or principles and theory of labor unions
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: During the US Civil war, 200,000 blacks served in the Union Army; 38,000 gave their lives; 22 won the Medal of Honor.
    • Unionism The principles, or the system, of combination among workmen engaged in the same occupation or trade.
    • Unionism The sentiment of attachment to a federal union, especially to the federal union of the United States.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: If you travel across the former Soviet Union you will cross seven time zones.
    • n unionism The principle of uniting or combining; specifically, trade-unionism.
    • n unionism Attachment or loyalty to the principle of union, or to some particular union; specifically, attachment or loyalty to the federal union known as the United States of America, and opposition to its rupture, as by the secession of the Southern States in 1861-5.
    • n unionism In British politics, the principles or sentiments of the Unionists.
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  • Samuel Butler
    “Union may be strength, but it is mere blind brute strength unless wisely directed.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Good breeding, a union of kindness and independence.”
  • Aesop
    “Union gives strength.”
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    “The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.”
  • Karl Kraus
    “Matrimony is the union of meanness and martyrdom.”
  • (Decimus Junius Juvenalis) Juvenal
    (Decimus Junius Juvenalis) Juvenal
    “So rare is the union of beauty with modesty.”


In literature:

Some of the younger teachers came from the Union Theological Seminary in Washington Square.
"Fifth Avenue" by Arthur Bartlett Maurice
WISDOM is the union of faith and knowledge in man, and becomes more and more his guiding light in all intelligent action.
"Life and Labors of Elder John Kline, the Martyr Missionary" by John Kline
It was a successful attempt at union.
"History of the United States" by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
The Electrical Workers' Union, made up principally of inside wiremen, conducts apprentice classes taught by journeymen.
"Wage Earning and Education" by R. R. Lutz
I do not remember anything about labour unions in that coal region.
"From the Bottom Up" by Alexander Irvine
The Union had yet to be realized as an historical fact.
"The Victim" by Thomas Dixon
Soon atter dis, Sherman come through Union County.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 1" by Various
The South has as good right to secede from the Union as the Colonies had to secede from Great Britain.
"The Southerner" by Thomas Dixon
By the year 1832, it was almost entirely built up to Union Square.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
His project was rather designed for breaking the union of the colonies than for establishing a revenue.
"Standard Selections" by Various
The grant was to be kept as a bribe by which to achieve the policy of the Union.
"Home Rule" by Harold Spender
The cruelty practiced on the Tennessee Union men will never half be told.
"Daring and Suffering:" by William Pittenger
Stephens was naturally a Union man, and was no very ardent advocate of slavery.
"Robert Toombs" by Pleasant A. Stovall
Sandstone, Union C., 12; C. E. of Union C., 3.
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 3, September, 1898" by Various
"The American Missionary -- Volume 50, No. 05, May, 1896" by Various
This union, being absolutely fair, would be more than good, more than intelligent; it would pay.
"H. R." by Edwin Lefevre
Shall our UNION be preserved to millions yet unborn?
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution" by L. Carroll Judson
Report of the Committee on Political Reform of the Union League Club.
"Races and Immigrants in America" by John R. Commons
On this journey he drew up a plan for the union of the colonies.
"The Story of American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Conservatism and Unionism are not satisfactory equivalents.
"A Short History of English Liberalism" by Walter Lyon Blease

In poetry:

Up with our banner bright,
Sprinkled with starry light,
Spread its fair emblems from mountain to shore,
While through the sounding sky
Loud rings the Nation's cry,
"Union and Liberty" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
A Union? Yes; outstretched in might
From snow to palm, from sea to sea;
But pledged to use its strength aright,
And evermore to keep alight
The torch of human liberty:
Is this the Union that we see?
"Fallen" by John Lawson Stoddard
“The home you left but late,
He speeds to it light-hearted;
By the wires he sent this news, and straight
To you with it they started.” O joy for a yearning heart too great,
O union for the parted!
"A Cottage In A Chine" by Jean Ingelow
Yet fill again! Fill high again!
Unto the Grandest dunk we now—
That Heroes have not died in vain,
But hallow yet our Country’s brow—
While Union, like a golden Fate,
Binds heart to heart and State to State.
"The American Vintagers' Song" by William Ross Wallace
And before he could recover himself he was struggling in the sea,
And battling with the big waves right manfully,
But his companions sank with the "Union" in the Tay,
Which filled Strachan's heart with sorrow and dismay,
"The Terrific Cyclone of 1893" by William Topaz McGonagall
Then join, to make a perfect plan,
The love of God to love of Man;
Your heart in union both must bring,
This is the stream, and that the spring;
This done, no more in vain you'll labour,
A Christian can't but love his neighbour.
"The Impossibility Conquered : Or, Love Your Neighbour As Yourself." by Hannah More

In news:

Victor Reuther, the last of three brothers who helped unionize Detroit amid the labor strife of the 1930's and remained central to the growth of industrial unionism for the next third of the century, died on Thursday in Washington.
Tuesday is the State of the Union, and we want you to play president and submit your State of the Union Limerick .
Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. Its contractors and five unions have reached an agreement that will retain many of the jobs put at risk last month by the pipeline operator's decision to switch to a non union contractor.
Mayor Verner's budget, the University District's future and the death of Union Credit Union.
American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten is planning to call for members to embrace "solution-driven unionism" as she addresses delegates at the union's convention in Detroit on Friday.
AFT president Randi Weingarten has spent a lot of time talking about "solution-driven unionism " since she first unveiled the concept during the union 's national convention in July.
Landmark Credit Union plans to absorb Dodge Central Credit Union of Beaver Dam, Landmark said Friday.
Union County Sheriff's Deputies and Union County EMS responded to Arthur Drive in Lake Park this morning concerning the death of an infant child.
Unions fear Wal-Mart's plans for two grocery stores in Salinas will put unionized grocers out of business.
) resident talks about her experience Santa Barbara News-Press Union Struggle Union attorney Ira Gottlieb describes new boycott campaign and ongoing negotiations Ellen McClure Head...
If the polls are right, labor unions stand on the brink of arguably their biggest victory of 2011 if they succeed in repealing Ohio Gov John Kasich's anti-union bill, known as SB 5.
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A tribute to the US Constitution inspired the La Union Maze, which opens Sept 21 at 1101 Hwy 28 in La Union.
Mercy Credit Union Agrees to Merge into Jetstream Federal Credit Union.
In September, a number of unionized employees at Georgia Pacific's Toledo, Ore. Plant posed for a photo in front of their union hall with Democratic state Senate candidate Arnie Roblan.

In science:

Further, from Theorem 3 it follows that the intersection of two normal subgroups of group Aut ∆1 corresponds to the union of fields, corresponding to these subgroups and union of normal subgroups corresponds to the intersection of fields.
Simple Moufang loops and Galois extensions
B(MG ) = {I ⊆ S : |I | = 2ν, and I is not the union of ν pairs of E } ∪ {I ⊆ S : I is the union of ν pairs F , where F is a clique in G}.
A simple PTAS for Weighted Matroid Matching on Strongly Base Orderable Matroids
Denote by O = O(ω ) the union of all occupied cubes in our partition and by Oc the union of all empty cubes. 1{Sn∈O}! ≤ C1kyk.
Crossing velocities for an annealed random walk in a random potential
Since the fix set of u in the boundary circle is exactly the union of Q1 and Qn , and since F is convex, F is precisely the union of all geodesic rays eminating from points in E and limiting to points in the arc Q1 ∪ Qn .
On presentations of integer polynomial points of simple groups over number fields
The support of the gadget Υ is the union ˆΥ of the supports of all its columns. A transformation T (Υ) is associated with a gadget Υ if it is the union of transformations defined on all columns of Υ.
On Instability of the Ergodic Limit Theorems with Respect to Small Violations of Algorithmic Randomness
An important point is that the unions of pseudospectra over (cid:96) ∈ Z in the above equations reduce to finite unions, because there are only 2n−1 distinct n × n matrices Ac n with c ∈ {±1}n−1 .
On the Spectra and Pseudospectra of a Class of Non-Self-Adjoint Random Matrices and Operators
For two simplicial complexes K and L, their join is the simplicial complex K ∗ L = {σ⊔τ | σ∈K, τ ∈L} (⊔ is the disjoint union) and their disjoint union is the simplicial complex K ⊔ L = {φ} ⊔ (K −{φ}) ⊔ (L−{φ}).
Simplicial Homeology and Homeotopy
Thus, (A∗ , ∞)t is a union of ≤ M antichains and, for all n′ ≤ n, P t n′ is a union of ≤ M chains and ≤ N antichains.
Definability of types over finite partial order indiscernibles
It may not be scalable in general as we may possibly have a huge number of constraint types that look very similar but slightly different (such as: x subseteq (a union b) and x supseteq (a union b)).
Conjure Revisited: Towards Automated Constraint Modelling
For instance, consider the constraint (a union b) subseteq c , if we flatten it, we would have x subseteq c /\ x = a union b which introduces an auxiliary variable and requires refining unnecessarily a set equality constraint.
Conjure Revisited: Towards Automated Constraint Modelling
We write the maximum locus of the invariant in Uk as a disjoint union A ∪ B in the following way: A is the union of those components of the maximum locus containing no semi-snc points, and B is the union of the remaining components.
Resolution of singularities of pairs preserving semi-simple normal crossings
Let C denote the union over all (p, q) ∈ K (X, D), p ≥ 3, of the union of all components of Cp,q which contain non-semi-snc points of Σp,q .
Resolution of singularities of pairs preserving semi-simple normal crossings
Notice that the set X G can be seen, alternatively, as the union of G-orbits of elements of X , or also as the union of G-conjugates of X .
Cartan subgroups of groups definable in o-minimal structures
G to G, the non weak genericity of the complement of the union of all Cartan subgroups passes from G to G, and thus the union of all Cartan subgroups of G is large in G.
Cartan subgroups of groups definable in o-minimal structures
As is well-known, the set πN ,σ is the union of eigenvalues of N × N matrices. (Precisely, it is the union, over all sequences c and all |α| = 1, of the eigenvalues of the matrix A(N ,per) defined in (51) below; see (40) and .
Spectrum of a Feinberg-Zee Random Hopping Matrix