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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mat·ri·mo·ny /ˈmætrəˌmoni/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mat·ri·mo·ny n.
 1. The union of man and woman as husband and wife; the nuptial state; marriage; wedlock.
    If either of you know any impediment, why ye may not be lawfully joined together in matrimony, ye do now confess it.   --Book of Com. Prayer (Eng. Ed.)
 2. A kind of game at cards played by several persons.
 Matrimony vine Bot., a climbing thorny vine (Lycium barbarum) of the Potato family.
 Syn: -- Marriage; wedlock. See Marriage.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for
           life (or until divorce); "a long and happy marriage";
           "God bless this union" [syn: marriage, union, spousal
           relationship, wedlock]
      2: the ceremony or sacrament of marriage