matrimonial cohabitation

matrimonial cohabitation
The living together by a man and a woman, ostensibly as husband and wife, either with or without sexual intercourse between them. It is stated, however, that from such cohabitation the carnal act is presumed. Cox v State, 117 Ala 103, 23 So 806; Stevens v Allen, 139 La 658, 71 So 936.

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