arranged marriage

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arranged marriage

A marriage arranged by someone other than the couple, which essentially eliminates courtship. They are most common in Hindu and Muslim countries.
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Instead of any of them turn backward--oh, turn backward and give us just a teeny-weeny bit of our wedding trip over again.
The rest of the party were of the usual materials: travellers on business, and travellers for pleasure; officers from India on leave; merchants in the Greek and Turkey trades; a clerical English husband in a meek strait- waistcoat, on a wedding trip with his young wife; a majestic English mama and papa, of the patrician order, with a family of three growing-up daughters, who were keeping a journal for the confusion of their fellow-creatures; and a deaf old English mother, tough in travel, with a very decidedly grown-up daughter indeed, which daughter went sketching about the universe in the expectation of ultimately toning herself off into the married state.
Tom' had taken her down into Kent for a wedding trip, and there she had seen my aunt, too; and both my aunt and Agnes were well, and they had all talked of nothing but me.
ENGLAND cricket hero Ben Stokes nurses a bandaged hand and a beer on a teammate's wedding trip to France.
In 1970, along with 14 other refuseniks, they planned to steal a plane in Leningrad and, under the guise of a wedding trip, escape across the Soviet border to freedom.
Tim said they had booked the wedding trip about two months ago because the airline tickets were cheap - despite realising that Town could be involved in postseason drama.
Her brother Gareth, 31, launched a fundraising campaign to finance the wedding trip.
Andy Liston, who represented the RNLI and the Republic of South Africa at the ceremony said his inspiration came from a wedding trip to South Africa and seeing places named after the tragic ship.
The cost of fuel only for the wedding trip is estimated at BGN 11A 000 in taxpayers money.
where they will reside following a wedding trip to Scotland.
For Ernesford Grange husband and wife, Roger and Tina Palmer, the Royal Wedding trip was an extra special Christmas present.
Labour justice spokesman Richard Baker has called for an investigation into the sheriff's wedding trip.