mésalliance

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noun més·al·liance \ ˌmā-ˌzal-ˈyäⁿs , ˌmā-zə-ˈlī-ən(t)s \

Definition of mésalliance

plural mésalliances play \-ˈyäⁿs(-əz), -ˈlī-ən(t)-səz\
:a marriage with a person of inferior social position

Origin and Etymology of mésalliance

French, from més- mis- + alliance


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