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Word: polygamist

Definition: one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry


Sentences Containing 'polygamist'

Adherents teach that Michael sat on his throne with other wives than Eve, and that he was a polygamist. Michael was not the only creator god, however, as he was a member of a council of earth's creator gods, which also included the gods "Elohim" and "Jehovah".
In 2006, Chase was given the role of Rhonda Volmer in the HBO drama series "Big Love" which centers on a polygamist family and its patriarch, Bill Henrickson, played by Bill Paxton.
Solon's Danish immigrant father James Borglum was a Mormon polygamist, being married to two sisters, Ida and Christina Michelson.
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