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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The offense of marrying someone while you have a living spouse from whom no valid divorce has occurred; Having two spouses at the same time.

Usage examples (33)
  • The local newspaper reported the case - alerting his wife that he was about to commit bigamy.
  • As such, what we call bigamy, polygamy, etc. would be more like general partnerships.
  • In Britain, bigamy is punishable by up to seven years in prison.
  • But the institution of bigamy is not rare and is commonly referred to in popular culture. for more
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