polygamous

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polygamous

as a male or female, having more than one mate.
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229) For women who immigrate separately from their polygamous husbands, "English law has long regarded parties who were validly, albeit polygamously, married elsewhere as being legal spouses in England for the purposes of remarriage.
But our member states, and their peoples, think and act polygamously.
Canada's current prohibition against polygamy in section 293 of the Criminal Code (2) was initially prompted by the fear that Mormons continued to marry polygamously after emigrating from the United States, where this practice had been recently banned.
Talk to many of the children hawking sweets and other wares on the streets of Africa, and you will be surprised to discover that in a lot of cases, their fathers stopped being responsible for them the minute they married new wives, either polygamously or after a failed relationship with their mothers, why should this be the case?