Types of Marriage

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Define Monogamy
One man and one woman as a couple.
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Define Serial Monogamy
A remarriage of two divorcees.
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Define Polygamy.
The umbrella term for having more than one partner, Also known as Bigamy.
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Define Polygymy.
One man married to several women, e.g. Saudi Arabia.
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Define Polyandry.
One woman married to several men, e.g.Tibet
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Define Endegamy.
Marriage within the same tribe, ethnic group or social class. E.g. the Hindu Caste system.
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Define Exogamy.
Marriage outside of the same tribe, ethnic group or social class.
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Define Homosexual.
Any of the other marriages described but with two partners of the same gender.
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Define Serial Monogamy

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A remarriage of two divorcees.

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Define Polygamy.

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Define Polygymy.

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Define Polyandry.

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