Definition of Divorce. Meaning of Divorce. Synonyms of Divorce
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Definition of Divorce
DivorceDivorce Di*vorce", n. [F. divorce, L. divortium, fr.
divortere, divertere, to turn different ways, to separate.
(a) A legal dissolution of the marriage contract by a
court or other body having competent authority. This
is properly a divorce, and called, technically,
divorce a vinculo matrimonii. ``from the bond of
(b) The separation of a married woman from the bed and
board of her husband -- divorce a mensa et toro (or
thoro), ``from bed board.'
2. The decree or writing by which marriage is dissolved.
3. Separation; disunion of things closely united.
To make divorce of their incorporate league. --Shak.
4. That which separates. [Obs.] --Shak.
Bill of divorce. See under Bill.
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