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Monogamy

Mo`nog´a`my
n.1.Single marriage; marriage with but one person, husband or wife, at the same time; - opposed to polygamy. Also, one marriage only during life; - opposed to deuterogamy.
2.(Zool.) State of being paired with a single mate.
Noun1.monogamy - having only one spouse at a time
Synonyms: monogamousness

MONOGAMY. A marriage contracted between one man and one woman, in exclusion of all the rest of mankind; it is used in opposition to bigamy and polygamy. (q.v.) Wolff, Dr. de la Nat. Sec. 857. The state of having only one husband or one wife at one time.

beena marriage, bigamy, common-law marriage, companionate marriage, concubinage, deuterogamy, left-handed marriage, levirate, leviration, love match, marriage of convenience, monandry, monogyny, morganatic marriage, picture marriage, polyandry, polygamy, polygyny, trial marriage, trigamy
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