Definition of matrimony noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmætrɪməni//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmætrɪmoʊni//
[uncountable] (formal or specialist) Middle age, Marriage
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marriage; the state of being married holy matrimony See related entries: Middle age, Marriage Word Originlate Middle English: via Old French from Latin matrimonium, based on mater, matr- ‘mother’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: matrimony