celestial marriage

noun

Definition of celestial marriage

: a special order of Mormon marriage solemnized in a Mormon temple and held to be binding for a future life as well as the present one

First Known Use of celestial marriage

1862, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of celestial marriage was in 1862

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“Celestial marriage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/celestial%20marriage. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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