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Words related to polygamist

someone who is married to two or more people at the same time

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Canada, and Mexico, but the actual number of their polygamist brethren is statistically small in comparison.
This new three-part series offers a window into that world and explores what it means to be a practising polygamist in America today.
Young was a polygamist and was involved in controversies regarding black people and the Priesthood, the Utah War, and the Mountain Meadows massacre.
113) In addition to Mormon polygamists, an estimated 50,000 polygamist Muslims live in the United States.
99 Four-disc set of the final 10 episodes of the HBO drama, chronicling the life of Mormon polygamist Bill Henrickson (Bill Paxton), his three wives and their various offspring.
Zuma, South Africa's first polygamist president is a member of the country's Zulu tribe and is permitted to take multiple spouses by law.
SOUTH Africa's polygamist president Jacob Zuma is to marry a fourth wife, his spokesman said yesterday.
Zuma, a known polygamist, will be married the sixth time.
On television, "Big Love," a fictional HBO series about a Mormon polygamist, recently ended a five-year run.
99, Drama/Romance) All 10 episodes of the acclaimed HBO series tracing the rollercoaster life of polygamist Bill Hendrickson (Bill Paxton), his three wives Barb (Jeanne Tripplehorn), Nicolette (Chloe Sevigny) and Margene (Ginnifer Goodwin) and various offspring, as they struggle to keep secret their unconventional and complicated lifestyle.
But that didn't eliminate the practice, and the law has recently come under attack by a polygamist family that is suing the state over it.
In August, American polygamist leader, Warren Jells was sentenced to life in prison for two counts of sexual assault on two of his underage followers, respectively 12 and 13 years old, one of whom he had taken as his "spiritual" bride.
Warren Jeffs, the polygamist leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, was given a life sentence for the sexual abuse of two underage girls.
But the implication that Obama was delaying the release of his birth certificate in order to keep the world from finding out about his father's polygamist past is quite daft.
Richards is a nice man and his daily encounters with family life as a polygamist are downright funny.