Definition of “communion” - English Dictionary

“communion” in British English

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uk /kəˈmjuː.njən/ us /kəˈmjuː.njən/

Communionnoun [ U ]

uk /kəˈmjuː.njən/ us /kəˈmjuː.njən/ formal Holy Communion

a Christian ceremony based on Jesus' last meal with his disciples (= the twelve men who first believed in him)

(Definition of “communion” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“communion” in American English

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communionnoun [ U ]

us /kəˈmjun·jən/

fmlthe condition or an act of sharing thoughts and feelings

also Communion a Christian ceremony in which bread and wine or juice are eaten in memory of Christ

(Definition of “communion” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)