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Multilingual Demographic Dictionary, second unified edition, English volume

Widower

Multilingual Demographic Dictionary, second unified edition, English vol.
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At the close of married life 1 or conjugal life 1, the end of union 2 coincides with the dissolution of marriage 3, i.e. the breaking of all legal obligations resulting from the status of spouse, including the removal of legal obstacles to a new marriage. If a marriage is dissolved by death the surviving spouse is called a widower 4 if male and a widow 5 if female. Widowed persons 6 live in a state of widowhood 7. More...