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celestial marriage

the rite or state of marriage, performed in a Mormon temple by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and believed to continue beyond death.
Origin of celestial marriage
First recorded in 1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The revelation on celestial marriage had never been among her selections.

    The Lions of the Lord Harry Leon Wilson
  • The Prophet Joseph had taught me the principle of plural or celestial marriage, and I was married to him for time and eternity.

    The Story of the Mormons William Alexander Linn
  • Her only hope of a future life depends upon her being united in "celestial marriage" to some man.

    Ocean to Ocean on Horseback Willard Glazier
  • We have obeyed the principle of celestial marriage because it came to us from God.

    Under the Prophet in Utah Frank J. Cannon and Harvey J. O'Higgins

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