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matron of honor

n. pl. matrons of honor
A married woman serving as the principal bridesmaid leading up to and during a wedding.
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ma′tron of hon′or


n.
a married woman acting as the principal attendant of the bride at a wedding. Compare maid of honor (def. 1).
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Noun1.matron of honor - a married woman serving as the attendant to the bride at a weddingmatron of honor - a married woman serving as the attendant to the bride at a wedding
attendant, attender, tender - someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
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The bride chose her sisters, Kassie Beyers and Kyra Knop, to accompany her as matrons of honor. Bridesmaids were Sara Allen, the groom's sister, and Shellie Martin, a friend of the bride.
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Attending as matrons of honor were Leslie Shavers, sister of the bride, and Haley Ross.
The matrons of honor are Diana Rivera-O'Keefe, Paula Boon-Sbisa and Trina Velilla-Milan while the maids of honor were Coco Quizon and Zia Quizon.
Attending the bride as her matrons of honor were Jennie Bird and Molly Reid.
Serving as matrons of honor were Kathryn Evans of Birmingham, Alabama, and Jessica Leddy of Tupelo.
Best friends of the bride, Haley Derrick Valentine and Alisha Hawkins Chandler, both of Raleigh, attended as matrons of honor. Bridesmaids were Holly Kaylene Bond of Wiggins, friend of the bride; Ashley Nicole Burns and Brittney Nicole Powell, both of Raleigh, cousins of the bride; and Neely Goudie Cooley of Hattiesburg, sister of the groom.