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POLYANDRY Definition & Legal Meaning

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The civil condition of having more husbands than one to the same woman; a social order permitting plurality of husbands. Polygamia est plurium simul virorum nxorumve connubium. 3 Inst. 88. Polygamy is the marriage with many husbands or wives at one time.


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