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addaword.gifdefinition of Doma

noun
Defense of Marriage Act: a 1996 federal law in the US that prohibited the recognition of same sex marriages
The challenge to Doma was brought by Edith Windsor, who was married to Thea Spyer in Canada in 2007.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 28/03/2013 14:33:00
Definition of Doma from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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