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silver wedding

Syllabification: sil·ver wed·ding
(also silver wedding anniversary)

Definition of silver wedding in English:

noun

The twenty-fifth anniversary of a wedding.
Example sentences
  • The play is set in three time zones - the wedding night, the silver wedding anniversary, and then a further 23 years (the present day) later.
  • The couple have three children and two grandchildren and have been on one cruise before, around the Caribbean aboard the Cunard Countess, to celebrate their silver wedding anniversary.
  • They celebrated their silver wedding anniversary in March and have two children, Rebecca, 17, and Rachel, 19.

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