Definition of Marriages. Meaning of Marriages. Synonyms of Marriages

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Definition of Marriages

Marriage
Marriage Mar"riage, n. [OE. mariage, F. mariage. See Marry, v. t.] 1. The act of marrying, or the state of being married; legal union of a man and a woman for life, as husband and wife; wedlock; matrimony. Marriage is honorable in all. --Heb. xiii. 4. 2. The marriage vow or contract. [Obs.] --Chaucer. 3. A feast made on the occasion of a marriage. The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king which made a marriage for his son. --Matt. xxii. 2. 4. Any intimate or close union. Marriage brokage. (a) The business of bringing about marriages. (b) The payment made or demanded for the procurement of a marriage. Marriage favors, knots of white ribbons, or bunches of white flowers, worn at weddings. Marriage settlement (Law), a settlement of property in view, and in consideration, of marriage. Syn: Matrimony; wedlock; wedding; nuptials. Usage: Marriage, Matrimony, Wedlock. Marriage is properly the act which unites the two parties, and matrimony the state into which they enter. Marriage is, however, often used for the state as well as the act. Wedlock is the old Anglo-Saxon term for matrimony.

Meaning of Marriages from wikipedia

- of not only interfaith civil marriages performed abroad, but also overseas same-**** civil marriages). The act of marriage usually creates normative or...
- Israel recognizes same-**** marriages entered into abroad as full marriages. Estonia recognizes foreign same-**** marriages to some degree, and a ministerial...
- proportion of interracial marriages as a proportion of all marriages has been increasing since, such that 15.1% of all new marriages in the United States were...
- highest rates of interracial marriages involving at least one black spouse in the United States. The vast majority of these marriages involved black men marrying...
- Gandharvaha marriages in the Vedic period of India. In China, arranged marriages (baoban hunyin, 包办婚姻) - sometimes called blind marriages (manghun, 盲婚)...
- child marriage. In Morocco, child marriage is a common practice. Over 41,000 marriages every year involve child brides. Before 2003, child marriages did...
- such marriages are arranged (see also pages on arranged marriage in the Indian subcontinent, arranged marriages in ****stan, and arranged marriages in ****an)...
- typically marriages employ a combination of both (religious marriages must often be licensed and recognized by the state, and conversely civil marriages, while...
- "Interview: Greg Burns of Marriages". Ghettoblaster Magazine. Retrieved June 5, 2015. Michael Nelson (January 22, 2015). "Marriages – "Skin" (Stereogum Premiere)"...
- of Portugal, where proxy marriages were recognized at the time, and a resident of Pennsylvania, where common-law marriages could be contracted at the...
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