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gay marriage

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Definition of gay marriage in English:

noun

Marriage between partners of the same sex (as recognized in some jurisdictions).
Example sentences
  • Some religious denominations and churches recognize and perform gay marriages.
  • Gay marriages are increasingly common whether or not they are formally recognized by the state.
  • Anyone hoping for an affirming comedy about gay marriage will have to find another movie; this is a journey straight into gay divorce.

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