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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.

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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There were two matrons of honor, Leslie Anne Zamora Alberca and Dr.
Attending as matrons of honor were Leslie Shavers, sister of the bride, and Haley Ross.
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.