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All Roman men and women were expected to get married, and they could not marry more than one person at a time. For the first 500 years in Rome, divorce was unknown and therefore a great deal of care was taken selecting a marriage partner. Unfortunately divorce was quite common later on. June was the favourite time of year for weddings. The groom ha…...

marriage

  1. state of being husband and wife
  2. two people who are married to each other
  3. the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony
  4. a close and intimate union

Marriage

A wife was seen as being of high value, and was therefore, usually, carefully looked after. Early nomadic communities in the middle east practised a form of marriage known as beena, in which a wife would own a tent of her own, within which she retains complete independence from her husband; this principle appears to survive in parts of early Israe...
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Marriage

(n) Marriage is the entering of a formal relationship between a male and female with an intention to live as husband and wife as per the custom existing in the society or the law prevailing in the land
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marriage

[n] - a close and intimate union 2. [n] - state of being husband and wife 3. [n] - two people who are married to each other 4. [n] - the act of marrying
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Marriage

• (v. t.) A feast made on the occasion of a marriage. • (v. t.) 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. • (v. t.) Any intimate or close union. • (v. t.) The marriage vow or contract. • (n.) In bezique, penuchle, and similar games...
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marriage

wedding noun the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony; `their marriage was conducted in the chapel`
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Marriage

[card game] `Marriage” is a matching card game played with three decks of cards (156 Cards) played in Nepal, Bhutan and Nepali diaspora throughout the world. It is originally thought to have evolved from Rummy, and is based on making sets of three or more matching cards, of the same rank (Trials), of the same rank and suit (Tunnels), or o...
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Marriage

[Catholic Church] Marriage in the Catholic Church, also called matrimony, is the `covenant by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life and which is ordered by its nature to the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of offspring`, and which `has been raised by Christ the Lord to ...
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Marriage

[Definition of Marriage] The Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Act 2013 is an Act of Parliament in New Zealand, which since 19 August 2013, allows same-sex couples to legally marry. The Act was proposed as a private member`s bill by MP Louisa Wall in May 2012, and was drawn from the ballot in July of that year. It passed its third...
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Marriage

[movie] Synthpop is a style of pop music in which the synthesizer is the dominant musical instrument. ...
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Marriage

[play] Marriage (Женитьба, Zhenit`ba) is a play by the Russian writer Nikolai Gogol, which was first published in 1842. ==Plot summary== In the opening scene, a civil servant named Ivan Kuzmich Podkolyosin sits alone in his room smoking a pipe and contemplating marriage. He has hired a matchmaker (Fyokla Ivanovna), as was the custom...
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Marriage

[Same Sex Couples] == Background == Civil partnership became legal in the United Kingdom in 2004, allowing same-sex couples and couples of whom one spouse had changed gender to live in legally recognised intimate partnerships similar to marriage, but without permitting them to marry, or describe themselves as married. It also compelled coup...
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Marriage

[Wales] Prior to the Act, when two people wished to get married in Wales ordinarily at least one of them would have to live in the parish where they would get married. The Act allows couples to use residency of parents or grandparents or regular attendance in the specific Church as a valid condition to be married in that parish. ...
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Marriage

Mar'riage noun In bézique, penuchle, and similar games at cards, the combination of a king and queen of the same suit. If of the trump suit, it is called a royal marriage .
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marriage

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. ... 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...
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Marriage

A contract made in due form of law, by which a free man and a free woman reciprocally engage to live with each other during their joint lives, in the union which ought io exist between husband and wife. By the terms freeman and freewoman in this definition are meant, not only that they are free and not slaves, but also that they are clear of all ba...
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marriage

a legally and socially sanctioned union, usually between a man and a woman, that is regulated by laws, rules, customs, beliefs, and attitudes that ... [78 related articles]
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Marriage

a legally sanctioned relationship, involving economic cooperation as well as normative sexual activity and child-bearing, that people expect to be enduring
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marriage

A man and woman legally living together as husband and wife.
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Marriage

A man and woman legally living together as man and wife.
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Marriage

A meld consisting of the king and queen.
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Marriage

A socially approved sexual relationship between two individuals. Marriage almost always involves two persons of opposite sexes, but in some cultures types of homosexual marriage are tolerated. Marriage normally forms the basis of a family of procreation â€` that is, it is expected that the married couple will produce and bring up children. Many ...
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marriage

Legally or culturally sanctioned union of one man and one woman (monogamy); one man and two or more women (polygamy); one woman and two or more men (polyandry). The basis of marriage varies considerably in different societies (romantic love in the West; arranged marriages in some other societies), but most marriage ceremonies, contracts...
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marriage

marriage 1. The social institution under which a man and woman establish their decision to live as husband and wife by legal commitments, religious ceremonies, etc. 2. The state, condition, or relationship of being married; wedlock; such as, a happy marriage. 3. The legal or religious ceremony that formalizes the decision of a man and woman to liv...
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