(?), n. 1. The first month after marriage. Addison.
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2. A vacation taken together by a newly married couple, usually including a trip away from home.

3. Hence: [fig.] Any initial period of harmony after two or more people or organizations begin working together; as, the usual honeymoon for a newly elected president was cut short by resumption of partisan sniping over the budget.


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