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palimony in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpalimonypa‧li‧mo‧ny /ˈpæləməni $ -moʊni/ noun [uncountable]  especially American EnglishSCL an amount of money that a law court orders someone to pay regularly to a former partner that they were living with but were not married to
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palimonyOther first-time entries include palimony, kissogram and sloane ranger.California law does not recognize gay marriages, but state appellate courts have adjudicated gay and lesbian palimony cases.She was reading about the palimony trial in California.Every evening now, Selina turns straight to the palimony page, and goes all quiet.