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This headline in today's zakzak news, related to actress Miho Kanno getting married.

堺雅人&菅野美穂、“大奥婚”! 電撃ゴールイン

What is the meaning of 大奥婚? I know 大奥 and 婚 by themselves, but not together. I checked Space ALC website, but no results. Google search mostly pointed to this news, and other search engines were no help.

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There was a TV drama called 大奥 in the recent past. 堺雅人 was the lead. Probably related to that. –  jmac Mar 22 '13 at 4:39
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菅野美穂 was also in the 2012 and the 2003 dramas. –  Dono Mar 22 '13 at 4:49
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Whatever 大奥 refers to, 婚 is just short for 結婚. –  Earthliŋ Mar 22 '13 at 10:48
    
So its like a contraction for 大奥 and 結婚, based on the fact they were both in the recent movie 「大奥 永遠」? Not sure why that didn't occur to me since I saw the movie recently. –  user3169 Mar 22 '13 at 16:47
    
@user3169 I've edited out the 電撃 question. You can repost it as a separate question if you like! –  snailboat Mar 26 '13 at 21:52
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大奥婚 is made of two words:

So you could translate it as "An Ōoku Wedding".

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