Meaning of bigamy
Pronunciation: (big'u-mē), [key]
— pl. -mies.
- the crime of marrying while one has a wife or husband still living, from whom no valid divorce has been effected.
- any violation of canon law concerning marital status that would disqualify a person from receiving holy orders or from retaining or surpassing an ecclesiastical rank.
- bigamy (Thesaurus)