Meaning of MATRIMONY in English


Pronunciation: ' ma-tr ə - ˌ m ō -n ē

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French matrimoignie, from Latin matrimonium, from matr-, mater mother, matron ― more at MOTHER

Date: 14th century

: the union of man and woman as husband and wife : MARRIAGE

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