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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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If a brother believes his sexual access to the wife is limited, he is free to partition from the marriage and remarry monogamously.
It says nothing of the genuinely devoted, committed homosexual couples who live monogamously with fidelity and trust.
However, many of these species do not breed monogamously, indicating the need to understand behavioral and genetic monogamy as separate evolutionary phenomena.
Male and female seahorses mate monogamously within reproductive cycles: the female deposits an entire clutch of eggs into the male's brood pouch (Jones et al.
According to the commercial director of Wales' largest independent retailer Leekes, whether you're committed to kitsch or monogamously minimalist, it's all about making your space serve your lifestyle.
There are many cases where brothers sharing a wife split off and (re)marry monogamously.
53 (range, 1-6) and only two household heads remained monogamously married throughout the study.
For example, some evolutionary psychologists have theorized that women everywhere prefer to mate monogamously with men who have lots of resources and status, as a way to ensure the survival of offspring.