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

Word History

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 14 Jul. 2024.

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