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Definition of 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.
  2. The marriage vow or contract.
  3. A feast made on the occasion of a marriage.
  4. Any intimate or close union.
  5. In bezique, 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.

Marriage Quotations

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
Mignon McLaughlin

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
Michel de Montaigne

Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
Marilyn Monroe

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect. If it's not based on respect, nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
Amy Grant

Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory.
Abraham Lincoln
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Marriage Translations

marriage in Afrikaans is huwelik
marriage in Dutch is huwelijk, echt, echtverbintenis
marriage in French is mariage
marriage in German is Heirat, Heirat, Ehe
marriage in Italian is sposalizio, sposalizio, matrimonio
marriage in Latin is matrimonium
marriage in Norwegian is ekteskap
marriage in Spanish is casamiento, matrimonio, casamiento

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