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- n. The act of eloping
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of eloping; secret departure; -- said of a woman and a man, one or both, who run away from their homes for marriage or for cohabitation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A running away; an escape; private or unlicensed departure from the place or station to which one is bound by duty or law: specifically applied to the running away of a woman, married or unmarried, with a lover.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of running away with a lover (usually to get married)
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