from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See legal separation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a form of divorce; a separation of man and wife which has the effect of making each a single person for all legal purposes but without ability to contract a new marriage.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a judicial decree regulating the rights and responsibilities of a married couple living apart
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