Definition of same-sex marriage in English:

same-sex marriage

Syllabification: same-sex mar·riage


  • (In some jurisdictions) the legally recognized union between partners of the same sex.
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    • Voters in Maine, Maryland and Washington State became the first to approve same-sex marriage at the ballot box rather than through courts or legislatures.
    • In November, Spain's highest court upheld a law legalising same-sex marriage brought in by the socialist government of Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero.
    • His comments were seized on by supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage.

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