Solemnization

  • 181annulment of marriage — The judicial determination of the nullity of a marriage for causes existing at the time of the marriage solemnization. 4 Am J2d Annul § 1. Annulment differs from a divorce in that it is not a dissolution of the marriage but a judicial declaration …

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  • 182Locus contractus regit actum — The place of the contract governs the act. A principle having reference to the act of solemnization. Scudder v Union Nat. Bank, 91 US 406, 410, 23 L Ed 245, 248 …

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  • 183marriage certificate — A certificate of the solemnization of a marriage, prepared by the person officiating. 35 Am J1st Mar § 27 …

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  • 184marriage license — A license to marry; a condition precedent to the solemnization of a marriage. 35 Am J1st Lic § 23 …

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  • 185marriage per verba de praesenti — Marriage by means of words of present assent. That is, a common law marriage entered into by the parties simply by their joint consent, without the interposition of any person authorized to solemnize the marriage and without formal solemnization… …

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  • 186sealing ceremony — The form of solemnization of marriages required of its members by the Mormon Church, the same being sufficient to constitute a valid marriage between persons competent to enter into a marriage, assuming that requirements imposed by law other than …

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  • 187solemnize — (also solemnise) ► VERB 1) duly perform (a ceremony, especially that of marriage). 2) mark with a formal ceremony. DERIVATIVES solemnization noun …

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  • 188solemnize — [säl′əm nīz΄] vt. solemnized, solemnizing [ME solempnisen < OFr solemniser < ML(Ec) solemnizare < L sollemnis, SOLEMN] 1. to celebrate with formal ceremony or according to ritual 2. to perform the ceremony of (marriage, etc.) 3. to make… …

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  • 189solemnize — v.tr. (also ise) 1 duly perform (a ceremony esp. of marriage). 2 celebrate (a festival etc.). 3 make solemn. Derivatives: solemnization n. Etymology: ME f. OF solem(p)niser f. med.L solemnizare (as SOLEMN) …

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  • 190OMER — (Heb. עֹמֶר, lit. sheaf ), an offering brought to the Temple on the 16th of Nisan and thus the name of the period between Passover and Shavuot. The Bible (Lev. 23:9ff.) prescribes that when you enter the land which I am giving to you and reap its …

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