In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1matrimonio masculineholy matrimony — el sacramento del matrimonio
- The notion of legal matrimony as a blessed union of souls is as misconstrued as it is unnecessary.
- I was utterly sick of matrimony and almost of human company.
- But her sister's marriage had scarcely been a success and though Mary, queen of Scots, can hardly be accused of being against matrimony, the results were not encouraging.
- The daughter's steadfast refusal to enter into a state of matrimony is in large part due to having a secret lover of her own.
- They married in Edinburgh in August 1811, though Shelley disapproved of matrimony, as well as royalty, meat-eating, and religion.
- Cynicism about matrimony has always come easily to me.
- The most striking deviation from this pattern was shown by England, for there the age of marriage for women fell continuously and a growing proportion of the population engaged in matrimony.
- Survive a holiday together and you can take everything that's thrown at you in matrimony.
- For better or worse, not everyone is quite so calculating in their approach to matrimony.
- A simple church service that will unite us in matrimony for the rest of our mortal days is all we need.
- It would seem that, for those who wish to enter into matrimony, now is the time to do it.
- The only time that Melville allows the three husbands something for themselves is the opening of the second act, when they discuss the prospects of matrimony with her.
- Their marriage will face tests and have them both wondering if matrimony was the best answer for them.
- A good day was had by all, and matrimony was the winner on the day.
- Consequently, all Jews are intended to experience both the joy and hardship of matrimony, including rabbis.
- Long term players on the merry-go-round of matrimony, they have come through 20 years of being together to be contenders for the perfect couple.
- This sport does not result in actual matrimony - just a kiss.
- However they might differ on other issues, all the reformers vigorously defended the honourable estate of matrimony.
- She said she did not think the impending war had changed soldiers' minds about entering the state of matrimony.
- Well-born but impecunious younger brothers kidnap heiresses and roguishly attempt to persuade them into matrimony.
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