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matrimony

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noun mat·ri·mo·ny \ˈma-trə-ˌmō-nē\

Simple Definition of matrimony

  • : the joining together of a man and woman as husband and wife

Full Definition of matrimony

  1. :  the state of being married :  marriage

Examples of matrimony

  1. two people joined in matrimony

  2. <we intend to be joined in matrimony until death do us part>



Origin of matrimony

Middle English, from Anglo-French matrimoignie, from Latin matrimonium, from matr-, mater mother, matron — more at mother


First Known Use: 14th century



MATRIMONY Defined for Kids

matrimony

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noun mat·ri·mo·ny \ˈma-trə-ˌmō-nē\

Definition of matrimony

  1. :  marriage 1





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