1) yoked(together)in marriage
2) marriage [英]['mærɪdʒ] [美]['mærɪdʒ]
The marriage of Chu state with other states was an important aspect in political status of the Chu state,which not only showed the variety of the relationship between the Chu state and other states,but also contributed to understanding complicated international relationships during the Spring and Autumn and the Warring States Periods.
The other meaning is the establishing of marriage and the relation of "Nephew-Mother s brother" between Yuan Dynasty and Koryo.
The dense alliance and marriage among these states became the main approach of diplomacy in the eastern Mediterranean world.
3) combination [英][,kɔmbɪ'neɪʃn] [美]['kɑmbə'neʃən]
Factors accounting for the combination between imperial examinations and ancient academies consist of the influence from the Confucianism,the demand from the feudal families to maintain the social stability and the enlightenment from academic educationalists,etc.
Since dancing and poetry have a natural link, the combination of the two can bring out the best of each other.
4) relationship [英][rɪ'leɪʃnʃɪp] [美][rɪ'leʃən'ʃɪp]
The origin of Harlem Renaissance and its relationship with the mainstream of American literature;
5) intermarriage [英][,intə'mæridʒ] [美][,ɪntɚ'mærɪdʒ]
The Alashan Mongol was a major tribe with which the royal family of the Qing Dynasty had political intermarriage.
6) Marriages of enterprises