Definition of SOLEMNITY.


SOLEMNITY.

The formality established by law to render a
contract, agreement, or other act valid.


2. A marriage, for example, would not be valid if made in jest, and
without solemnity. Vide Marriage, and Dig. 4, 1, 7; Id. 45, 1, 30.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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