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MONOGAMY. A marriage contracted between one man and one woman, in exclusion of all the rest of mankind; it is used in opposition to bigamy and polygamy. (q.v.) Wolff, Dr. de la Nat. Sec. 857. The state of having only one husband or one wife at one time.

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translated in 4 THE ANTE-NICENE FATHERS, supra, 59, 62 (1956) ("[Christ] stands before you a monogamist in spirit, having one Church as His spouse, according to the figure of Adam and of Eve, which (figure) the apostle interprets of that great sacrament of Christ and the Church.
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