- the act, rite, or sacrament of marriage
- the state of being husband and wife
- married life
Origin of matrimonyMiddle English matrimonye ; from Old French matrimoine ; from Classical Latin matrimonium ; from mater (gen. matris), mother
The act or state of being married; marriage.
Origin of matrimonyMiddle English, from Old French matrimoine, from Latin mātrimōnium, from māter, mātr-, mother; see māter- in Indo-European roots.
From Latin mÄtrimÅnium (“marriage, wedlock").