What is Divorce A Vinculo Matrimonii?

Legal Definition
A divorce from the bond of marriage. A total divorce of husband and wife, dissolving the marriage tie, and releasing the parties wholly from their matrimonial obligations. 1 Bl. Comm. 440; 2 Steph. Comm. 310, 311; 2 Bish. Mar. & Div. § 225; De Roche v. De Roche, 12 N. D. 17. 94 N. W. 770,
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
Absolute divorce. See 165 Mo. 231, SJ Am. St. Rep. 416, 55 L. R. A. 332, 65 S. W. 315.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary