from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Complete separation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Complete detachment or disunion.
  • n. divorce

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Dissolution of the marriage tie; divorce; separation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or process of divorcing; divorce.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the legal dissolution of a marriage


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  • Here the divorcement from the soil is as apparent as in every other agricultural line in England.

    Hops and Hoppers

  • So far has the divorcement of the worker from the soil proceeded, that the farming districts, the civilised world over, are dependent upon the cities for the gathering of the harvests.


  • In not a single case did the petition for a writ of divorcement include an allegation that either the underlying or ancillary issue was traceable to some geographic proximity to a same-sex couple that the divorcing couple suffered.

    Justice Itself on Trial

  • Mister Data and Ms. Lal are two of a kind, and the lack of security issues with respect to his freedom and to his divorcement from Starfleet demonstrate that such would be the case with his daughter.

    Star Trek: Myriad Universes: Shattered Light

  • I was in bad humor for a variety of reasons: that summer I had divorcement process, I was only 22 ... all my extreme youth was spoiled by that marriage ...

    main erogenous zone of all women.

  • They say unto him, Why did Moses then command to give a writing of divorcement, and to put her away?

    Later Articles and Reviews

  • This court has declared hundreds of Jewish marriages void, issued bills of divorcement in place of the husbands and has even married those freed women to other Jewish men.

    Divorce: The Halakhic Perspective.

  • She fails to please him because he finds something obnoxious about her, and he writes her a bill of divorcement, hands it to her and sends her away from his house.

    Divorce: The Halakhic Perspective.

  • All the easier to revel in his comforting biological divorcement from Afro-American history.

    Leonce Gaiter: Hosannas Spiked With Contempt

  • Jesus 'Attitude toward Divorce31 ¶ It hath been said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement: Deut.

    "The Sermon On the Mount"


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