Definition of Marriages. Meaning of Marriages. Synonyms of Marriages
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Definition of Marriages
MarriageMarriage Mar"riage, n. [OE. mariage, F. mariage. See Marry,
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;
Marriage is honorable in all. --Heb. xiii.
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.
4. Any intimate or close union.
(a) The business of bringing about marriages.
(b) The payment made or demanded for the procurement of a
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
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
(Oxford, 1969), pp. 24–28; Treggiari, Roman Marriage
(Oxford, 1991), pp. 43–49.; "Marriages where
- child marriage
. In Morocco, child marriage
is a common
practice. Over 41,000 marriages every
year involve child
2003, child marriages
- highest rates
of interracial marriages involving
one black spouse
in the United
States. The vast majority
of these marriages involved black
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
- typically marriages employ
of both (religious marriages
by the state, and conversely civil marriages
- the first marriage
even when subsequent marriages
City (Holy See) Australia: Polygamous marriages cannot
- and Gandharva marriages
in the Vedic period
of India. In China, arranged marriages
(baoban hunyin, 包办婚姻) - sometimes called blind marriages
- such marriages
(see also pages
on arranged marriage
in the Indian
subcontinent, arranged marriages
in ****stan, and arranged marriages
own people despite
the marriages being
law. Turki women
also conducted temporary marriages
men such as Chinese...
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