Enoch Arden law

noun

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: a statute providing for divorce or exempting from liability for remarriage on the ground of unexplained absence of husband or wife for a specified number of years, usually seven

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“Enoch Arden law.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Enoch%20Arden%20law. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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