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Noun: matrimony  'ma-tru,mow-nee [N. Amer], ma-tri-mu-nee [Brit]
  1. (law) the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)
    "a long and happy matrimony";
    - marriage, union, spousal relationship, wedlock
     
  2. The ceremony or sacrament of marriage

Derived forms: matrimonies

Type of: marital status, sacrament

Encyclopedia: Matrimony