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Definition the state of being a married
  • They have moved in together, joined bank accounts, and are trying to have children, but have no interest in matrimony.
matrimony = marriage
  • They were joined in holy matrimony.
  • matrimony = marriage
  • Unless you had matrimonial plans concerning Miss Hill.
    Christopher Paul Curtis  --  Bud, Not Buddy
  • matrimonial = marriage
  • She lay awake, gazing upon the debris that cluttered their matrimonial trail.
    Zora Neale Hurston  --  Sweat
  • matrimonial = marriage
  • Mentally and spiritually dead, his mother had been handcuffed to his father by matrimony.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • It seemed to her that only now she fully measured the great undertaking of matrimony.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 2
  • He taught his tribes how to fish with nets, to hunt and to rear domestic animals, divided the people into clans, and instituted matrimony.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • But in regard to matrimony, you are now at the most dangerous period of your life.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • So much that you would continue on with your matrimony just for their sake.
    Gish Jen  --  Typical American
  • To give me back the letters and any papers you may have that breathe of matrimony or worse.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • Let her keep to her own matrimonial projects—if she has any.'
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • I did not want to be associated with the issue of a campesina who had had no respect for the holy banns of matrimony or for the good name of Mirabal.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • In 1940, my grandparents were united in holy matrimony.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • What did he say about the holy state of matrimony?
    Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee  --  Inherit the Wind
  • I'd just like to know my matrimonial prospects.
    Larry McMurtry  --  Lonesome Dove
  • "We are gathered here," Grant Cowper said cheerfully, "to join these two people in the holy bonds of matrimony.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Tunnel In the Sky
  • "A more determined enemy of matrimony than you I never saw," said Sergey Ivanovitch.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • Later I found out Payasa ended up pregnant and in a prison of matrimony somewhere.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • Really I like him extremely; is there not also a matrimonial engagement contemplated for him?
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • MISS EYNSFORD HILL [who considers Higgins quite eligible matrimonially] I sympathize.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Pygmalion

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