Definition of annulment:
annulment (part of speech: noun)
- obliteration (part of speech: noun)
- divorce (part of speech: noun)
I saw that the best thing that could possibly befall Louise was marriage with some one rich enough to gratify her taste for luxury and pomp; and that if such a marriage offered itself, she might be induced to free it from all possible embarrassment by procuring the annulment of the former, from which she had hitherto shrunk in such revolt.- "The Parisians, Book 11.", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
As soon as Sir John Colborne's action was known throughout the province, public indignation among the opponents of the clergy reserves and the Church of England took the forms of public meetings to denounce the issue of the patents, and of memorials to the imperial government calling into question their legality and praying for their immediate annulment.- "Lord Elgin", John George Bourinot.
- "The Firing Line", Robert W. Chambers.