a vinculo matrimonii

[ ey-ving-kyuh-loh ma-tri-moh-nee-ahy, -nee-ee ]
/ eɪˈvɪŋ kyəˌloʊ ˌmæ trɪˈmoʊ niˌaɪ, -niˌi /

adjective Law.

pertaining to or noting a divorce that absolutely dissolves the marriage bond and releases the spouses from all matrimonial obligations: a divorce a vinculo matrimonii.

Origin of a vinculo matrimonii

< Latin: from the bond of marriage
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