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dissolution
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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to end a relationship or meeting; or to terminate a legal entity such as a corporation

or in chemistry:  the process in which one substance is dissolved in another; or the separation of a compound into its components by chemical action
  • While all the proceedings relative to the dissolution of the marriage-contract were being carried on at the house of M. de Villefort, Monte Cristo had paid his visit to the Count of Morcerf, who, in order to lose no time in responding to M. Danglars' wishes, and at the same time to pay all due deference to his position in society, donned his uniform of lieutenant-general, which he ornamented with all his crosses, and thus attired, ordered his finest horses and drove to the Rue de la...
    Chapters 77-78 (63% in)

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