Republican marriage

noun

Definition of Republican marriage

: a method of execution practiced during the French Revolution consisting of binding a man and woman together and throwing them into the water — compare noyade

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History and Etymology for Republican marriage

translation of French mariage républicain

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“Republican marriage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Republican%20marriage. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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