English: what is a morganatic marriage?

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Apparently, a morganatic marriage is one between a high-status person and one less prominent, wherein the social standing of the partner of lower rank doesn’t change.

Source:

Gilmour, Laura (ed). Collins Essential Canadian English Dictionary & Thesaurus. Glasgow: HarperCollins Publishers, 2006.

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