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  • n. wedding ceremony

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

  • n. the social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed


1550s, from nuptial, from Latin nūptiālis ("pertaining to marriage"), from nūptiae ("wedding") (note that this is also plural only), from nupta, from nūbō ("I marry, I take as husband") from Proto-Indo-European *sneubho- (“to marry, to wed”).[2] (Wiktionary)



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