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  • adj. monogamous, of or relating to monogamy

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as monogamous.


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  • There exists between the aesthetic fact and a human institution (such as monogamic marriage or the fief) a difference to some extent comparable with that between simple and compound bodies in chemistry.

    Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic

  • "monogamic," and mean by the name the union of one man and one woman, in aim at least for life, and their children.

    The Family and it's Members

  • That rankled the Circle City King, for man is not by nature monogamic, and he forgot both Madeline and Freda in the new quest.

    The Wife of a King

  • The faithfulness of the monogamic couples I have referred to may be explained as a matter of habit; but my long desire for the Swift One cannot be so explained, any more than can be explained the undying enmity between me and Red-Eye.


  • I think some free lover is trying to break up their monogamic heaven with modern love-theories.


  • And the many monogamic generations out of which he has descended would fail to prevent polygamy did another woman chance to strand on that particular isle.

    The Kempton-Wace Letters

  • Also, there were several other young people, progeny of the monogamic couples that lived in the neighborhood, and Lop-Ear played with these young people.


  • “Then what becomes of your boasted monogamic marriage institution of Western civilization?”


  • The vast majority of individuals must be held to law and labor by the monogamic institution, or by a stern, rigid marriage institution of some sort.


  • The “sister-wife” is or would be a sore trial to monogamic races like those of Northern

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night


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