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Topic: FAMILY

Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: matremoine, from Latin matrimonium 'being a mother, marriage', from mater 'mother'

matrimony

noun
     
mat‧ri‧mo‧ny [uncountable]
formalSSF the state of being married [= marriage]:
They were joined together in holy matrimony.
matrimonial adjective
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