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Definition of Bigamy

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  BIGAMY   noun
A mistake in taste for which the wisdom of the future will adjudge a punishment called trigamy.
 

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

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Regular definition:
BIGAMY:
?b???m? n. (pl. -ies) the crime of marrying when one is lawfully married to another person. °°bigamist n. bigamous adj. [ME f. OF bigamie f. bigame bigamous f. LL bigamus (as BI-, Gk gamos marriage)]


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