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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of running away with a lover (usually to get married).

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  • To picture Whiskers-on-the-moon as the hero of an elopement is beyond my power.
  • Note 12: The elopement is self-explanatory, but the other methods require clarification.
  • Occasionally, people will leave and not return - professionals call it "elopement" - and that can pose added dangers.
  • Yes, if it once went too far the elopement was a certainty. for more
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