n. The act of marrying, or the state of being married; legal union of a man and a woman for life, as husband and wife; wedlock; matrimony.n. The marriage vow or contract.n. A feast made on the occasion of a marriage.n. Any intimate or close union.n. In pinochle, bézique, and similar games at cards, the combination of a king and queen of the same suit. If of the trump suit, it is called a royal marriage.