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noun as in polygamy

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But Tuesday it turned out that one congressman may have ties to a far more exotic crime; bigamy.

Bigamy, or having multiple active marriage licenses, is a third-degree felony in Utah.

But, according to Florida law, that would qualify as bigamy.

Already, seven FLDS men have been convicted of either bigamy, arranging child-bride marriages or sex assault of a child.

The LDS renounced polygamy long ago in response to bigamy laws, and doesn't recognize any splinter groups that practice polygamy.

If she had lived to marry, some mischief—making scoundrel would have procured the indictment of her husband for bigamy.

Mrs. Johnson had been arrested on a charge of bigamy at Center, Texas, and was out on bond when she was seized.

Now Lizzie had convicted her second husband of bigamy, and had freed herself after that fashion.

The Squire was an unlifelike story of a case of bigamy, annulled by an unexpected death.

There's a law against bigamy, I believe; but I'll marry them both, the maid first, the mistress afterward.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bigamy, such as: polyandry, and polygyny.

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