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synonyms for polygamy

  • bigamy
  • polyandry
  • polygyny
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When you talk about polygamy, at least it functions biologically.
A 13-YEAR-OLD PUT THIS HOMOPHOBIC EX-VIRGINIA LAWMAKER TO SHAMEMICHAEL DALYJUNE 25, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Such charges are rare and more common with members who are promoting polygamy, according to Taylor Petrey, a scholar of the history of gender and sexuality in contemporary Mormonism.
MORMON SEX THERAPIST FACES DISCIPLINE AND POSSIBLE EXPULSION FROM THE LDS CHURCHSARAH PULLIAM BAILEYAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Polygamy is simply a matter of wealth and arrangement, and women are purchased and treated like slaves.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
Polygamy has been established among the Tartars of every age.
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
What can be said to the practices of polygamy and concubinage, which prevailed even in these golden times and in pious families?
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IIFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
Polygamy is retained at this day among the Turks, and throughout every part of Asia in which Christianity is not professed.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IIFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
If we cannot justify monogamy by the facts of life, we shall declare ourselves for polygamy.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
My own idea is rather what some churchman has sarcastically described by the term "progressive polygamy."
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
Under such rule, polygamy, concubinage, and adultery are not tolerated.
THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE BRITISH COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIESROBERT GORDON LATHAM
But in all eastern and African countries where polygamy prevails, marriage is a pure matter of political convenience.
ISLAM HER MORAL AND SPIRITUAL VALUEARTHUR GLYN LEONARD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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