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Noun: unionism  'yoo-nyu,ni-zum [N. Amer], 'yoo-nee-u,ni-zum [Brit]
  1. The system or principles and theory of labour unions
    - trade unionism, trades unionism
Noun: Unionism
  1. Support for the North (the Union) during the American Civil War
  2. Support for Support for Northern Ireland remaining part of the United Kingdom

Derived forms: unionisms

Type of: labor [US], labor movement [US, Austral], labour [Brit, Cdn], labour movement [Brit, Cdn], trade union movement

Encyclopedia: Unionism