Definition of trigamy in English:



  • See trigamous

    • ‘Maran confirms this opinion by the comparison of the imposition on polygamy of the same number of years of penance as are assigned to trigamy in Canon iv.’
    • ‘Many examples of banished noblemen could be given: among them, the grandson of Columbus, Luis, Duke of Veragua, who was condemned to ten years in Oran for trigamy and died there in 1573.’
    • ‘She is not a woman to worry excessively about committing bigamy and now she is blithely preparing to move ahead into trigamy.’
    • ‘This curious person, whose good works have already led him to commit trigamy, engages a band of actors to enter a dismal lodging house and play roles necessary to the happiness of the various inmates.’
    • ‘Out of his numerous mental troubles he concocted a new order of conduct which he called trigamy for the ‘female felicity and comfort.’’