Of or relating to marriage or married people: matrimonial bonds
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- At that time, the applicant had purchased his former wife's share in their matrimonial home.
- He asks that the retroactive order provide for payment out of his share of the matrimonial home when it is sold.
- It does not seek to define rights within the marriage or rights at the break-up of the matrimonial tie.
late Middle English: via Old French from Latin matrimonialis, from matrimonium (see matrimony).
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- Also no chieftainship can clearly say that its lineage, either patrimonially, matrimonially or otherwise, has always had a dispute-free succession.