What does the word polygamy mean?

Usage examples for polygamy

  1. If the Book of Mormon really came down from Heaven, my conviction that polygamy is not for the best, would seem a feeble objection against its claims. – The Faith of the Millions (2nd series) by George Tyrrell
  2. Polygamy, divorce, and slavery are all allowed, and war upon unbelievers is enjoined as a duty. – In the Tail of the Peacock by Isabel Savory
  3. In 1896, polygamy having been prohibited by Congress, Utah was admitted to the Union. – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne