What does the word establishment mean?

Usage examples for establishment

  1. This implied, of course, an establishment and a suitable wife. – One Woman's Life by Robert Herrick
  2. The establishment of this Association in Michigan is but a pioneer movement, which we have no doubt will soon be followed by the formation of many others. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  3. For its main business was the re- establishment of peace. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon