bigamy

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bigamy

The act of marrying a second (or a third) person while still married to one’s first spouse.
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It was only when barmaid Valerie was exposed as a twotime bigamist that he found out she was living near his Dunbartonshire home.
She described finding out about her bigamist grandfather as: "surprisingly painful".
BACKSWING; Fed-up Shelley finally decides she's had enough of two-timing Peter and takes a swing at him; TAKE THAT; Shelley finds an outlet for all her anger at bigamist Peter's betrayal as she lands a perfect punch; WOUNDED; Peter is left with a bloody nose, while Shelley nurses her bruised knuckles, left
SECRET HISTORY Kim Cattrall found out about her bigamist grandfather
Sangster looked sombre as his lawyer Adam Western said: "He regrets the hurt and embarrassment he has caused these women, in particular Janet for any shame she might feel for having been through a bigamist relationship.
A NEW husband was stunned to find he was a bigamist - after learning he married 30 years ago while on a drunken bender.
A YOUNG mum told of her heartbreak yesterday after her Scots husband turned out to be a bigamist.
Meanwhile, Sister Monica Joan faces up to her cataracts and a factory owner discovers her husband is a bigamist.
HOLLYOAKS Channel 4 LUKE has a fool-proof plan to avoid becoming a bigamist - instead of 'fessing up to Mandy he destroys her dress hoping it will force her to postpone the big day.
Simmons presents readers with a true story of one womanAEs struggle with a bigamist husband in the 1950s.
Now she has written a book called Divorced, Bigamist, Bereaved?
In this sequel to the British farce "Run for Your Wife,'' author Ray Cooney reintroduces the audience to bigamist taxi driver John Smith, played by Jonathan Demers.