Meaning of palimony

pal•i•mo•ny

Pronunciation: (pal'u-mō"nē), [key]
— n.
  1. a form of alimony awarded to one of the partners in a romantic relationship after the breakup of that relationship following a long period of living together.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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