What does the word bigamy mean?

Usage examples for bigamy

  1. I want you to give your written acknowledgment that when you went through that ceremony of marriage with Miss Wainwright in Dorsetshire, you committed bigamy, and that you knew at that time that you were doing so. – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  2. One girl who has committed bigamy by marrying the second man, gave as her excuse, which I think was perfectly genuine, that she wished to be respectable! – Commercialized Prostitution in New York City by George Jackson Kneeland
  3. It would be bigamy;- it is bigamy! – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli