connubium

connubium

(ANTHROPOLOGY) the relation between prescribed marital groups. If a certain group of males has either the power or the obligation to marry within a certain group of females, then they have connubium.
Collins Dictionary of Sociology, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2000
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In this the slave codes of the South went much further than the Roman civil code, where a type of marriage (contubernium, not connubium) was recognized.").
(59) Here we may identify the core of Josef Esser's notion of legal interpretation as existential connubium between jus scriptum and jus non scriptum.
Por estas razones, segun una parte de la doctrina, no es considerado posible para el matrimonio, "dado que este disuelto por la ocurrida incapacidad del captivus" (34), en cuanto por la perdida de la libertad por parte del conyuge hecho prisionero, estaba a faltar el connubium, elemento esencial a contraer y para hacer perdurar las "iustae nuptias" (35) interviniendo tambien la "capitis deminutio maxima" (36).
That war ended "the dichotomy between civilian and military" (134), revolutionizing music (Beatles, John Cage) and our global cultural habitat, generating "a new macrocosm or 'connubium' of a super-terrestrial kind" (190) based on the cybernetic "retribalization of the West" and the meeting of East and West.
Next to connubium we have to consider the role of commensalism for the caste--like closure against outsiders.
[C]onsistia en vomitar, expulsando a los otros considerados irremediablemente extranos y ajenos: prohibiendo el contacto fisico, el dialogo, el intercambio social y todas las variedades de commercium, comensalidad o connubium. Hoy, las variantes extremas de la estrategia emica son, como siempre, el encarcelamiento, la deportacion y el asesinato.