Meaning of union government in English:

union government

noun

  • 1South African The government of a state corresponding to modern South Africa and created in 1910 from former British colonies, Boer republics, and African tribal territories, following the South Africa Act of 1909 (now historical).

  • 2The central government of the Republic of India, established by the Constitution of India in 1947.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in American Museum.