polygamous


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polygamous

as a male or female, having more than one mate.
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In addition to the marriage penalty applicable to polygamous taxpayers, applying the current brackets would accentuate the disincentive for the secondary (and, in the case of polygamous families, tertiary, etc.
More than 20% of married women in West and East Africa are in polygamous relationships.
This is just one example of how negative feelings emerge in a polygamous marriage, observed Dr Rana Raddawi, associate professor at the American University of Sharjah.
Both males and females have been characterized as polygamous, with the male sequestering the female during the breeding season from late May to early July.
The victims were Hamed's three sisters and Mohammad Shafia's first wife in a polygamous marriage.
The United States has banned polygamous immigrants since the late nineteenth century.
Rhine Ellery is 16 and has only four years left to live when she is kidnapped by the Gatherers and forced into a polygamous marriage.
ON the subject of marriage, no one knows how many polygamous ones there are in the UK.
She is herself in a polygamous marriage, as the second of her husband's two wives.
And they maintain that women in polygamous situations become subservient to men.
Summary: QALUIBIA - Police have unravelled the mystery behind the death of a polygamous maa'-zoun (a marriage registrar), who has been found bludgeoned to death in his house on Monday, security sources said on Wednesday.
Before white settlement, Native peoples in western Canada were polygamous, yet they were not alone.