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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Banns  \Banns\,  n.  pl  [See  {Ban}.] 
  Notice  of  a  proposed  marriage,  proclaimed  in  a  church,  or 
  other  place  prescribed  by  law,  in  order  that  any  person  may 
  object,  if  he  knows  of  just  cause  why  the  marriage  should  not 
  take  place 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  banns 
  n  :  a  public  announcement  (in  church)  of  a  proposed  marriage 




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