What is DIGAMA, or DIGAMY?

Second marriage; marriage to a second wife after the death ofthe first, as “bigamy,” in law, is having two wives at once. Originally, a man whomarried a widow, or married again after the death of his wife, was said to be guilty ofbigamy. Co. Litt 406, note.

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