3 definitions by Ronald A.King

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/noun/ -- The practice of fruadulently marrying more than one spouse
John married Jane without divorcing Mary and is thus guilty of the crime of Bigamy
by Ronald A.King November 19, 2005
/noun/ -- the state in which a man is married to multiple wives. Mormon (RLDS)PolyGamy is exclusively of this type.
Ted has two wives, Jan and Ruth. PolyGyny is not legal in any of the states or territories of the US, but some adherents are said to live in Utah and Idaho.
by Ronald A.King November 19, 2005
/acronym/ -- Reformed Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Splinter group formed after the leadership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS) was forced to eliminate PolyGamy as church doctrine. Federal forces were threatened to be used to force a new state constitution if the Church Leaders declined to abolish PolyGamy in the Utah Territories. RLDS members continue to practice PolyGamy in defiance of federally mandated bigamy laws.
John is a member of the Reformed Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS).
by Ronald A.King November 19, 2005

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