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matrimony (n.)

c. 1300, matrimoine, "the married state, the relation of husband and wife, wedlock; the sacrament of marriage," from Old French matremoine "matrimony, marriage" and directly from Latin mātrimōnium "wedlock, marriage" (in plural "wives"), from mātrem (nominative māter) "mother" (see mother (n.1)) + -mōnium, suffix signifying "action, state, condition."

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Definitions of matrimony

matrimony (n.)
the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce);
Synonyms: marriage / union / spousal relationship / wedlock
matrimony (n.)
the ceremony or sacrament of marriage;
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