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dowry
used in Anna Karenina

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Definition
in some societies, money or property given by a woman's family to the husband at marriage

or less formally: money or property a bride brings to a marriage
  • She had gone to Ergushovo, the estate that had been her dowry, and the one where in spring the forest had been sold.
    Part Three (19% in)

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