Dowry in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Dowry

property or payment given at time of marriage

Examples of Dowry in a sentence

Part of her dowry included land that her father would give her husband.  🔊

Her marriage prospects were looking grim because she didn’t have a sizeable dowry.  🔊

Her future husband was pleased that the dowry included a large portion of money.  🔊

When my grandparents married, my grandmother’s dowry included a flock of sheep.  🔊

In my culture, a woman’s dowry is given to the groom on the wedding day.  🔊

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