The state or ceremony of being married; marriage: a couple joined in matrimony the sacrament of holy matrimony
More example sentences
- Consequently, all Jews are intended to experience both the joy and hardship of matrimony, including rabbis.
- The notion of legal matrimony as a blessed union of souls is as misconstrued as it is unnecessary.
- But her sister's marriage had scarcely been a success and though Mary, queen of Scots, can hardly be accused of being against matrimony, the results were not encouraging.
late Middle English: via Old French from Latin matrimonium, based on mater, matr- 'mother'.