What does the word nuptials mean?

Usage examples for nuptials

  1. O, look we like a pair Who for fresh nuptials joyfully yield all else? – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. Were ever nuptials celebrated on so grand a scale before? – Hellenica by Xenophon
  3. So much for the nuptials of Hortense and Charley; they were, as one paper pronounced them, " up to date and distingue." – Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister