Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany, the stage at which the protoplasm of filamentous algæ coalesces in conjugation.
“We have long known that the connubium was the cause of a long and determined struggle between the patricians and the plebeians in Rome.”
“Beginning with the event of Pentecost, this connubium or "marriage" is manifested between the Spirit of Christ and his mystical body, that is, the Church.”
“But he turned himself forthwith into his own shape, began to embrace and offer violence unto her, sed illa matris metu abnuebat, but she by no means would yield, donec pollicitus connubium obtinuit, till he vowed and swore to marry her, and then she gave consent.”
“Like Macedonia, Greece was separated into parts, independent of each other, with no rights of _connubium_ or _commercium_.”
“In 445 the Tribune Canuleius proposed a bill which was passed, and called the CANULEIAN LAW, giving to the plebeians the right of intermarriage (_connubium_) with the patricians, and enacting that all issue of such marriages should have the rank of the father.”
“Intermarriage (_connubium_) between patricians and plebeians was forbidden previous to 445, and after that the offspring of such marriages took the rank of the father.”
“A group of groups may have some relation to each other (kin, neighborhood, alliance, connubium, and commercium) which draws them together and differentiates them from others.”
“Marriage (nuptiœ or connubium) was the association or community of life between man and woman, for the procreation and rearing of offspring, validly entered into between Roman citizens.”
“The connubium, or Roman marriage, was for Roman citizens: matrimonium existed among other free persons, and contubernium was the marital relation of slaves.”
“But it is related that the Barki group found that they could not obtain girls in marriage for their sons, so they extended the privileges of the _connubium_ to the Majhli group after taking a caste feast.”
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