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MONOGAMY Definition & Legal Meaning

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The marriage of one wife only, or the state of such as are restrained to a single wife. Webster. A marriage contracted between one man and one woman, in exclusion of all the rest of mankind. The term is used in opposition to “bigamy” and “polygamy.” Wolff, Dr. de la Nat


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