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endogamy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Endogamy  \En*dog"a*my\,  n. 
  Marriage  only  within  the  tribe;  a  custom  restricting  a  man  in 
  his  choice  of  a  wife  to  the  tribe  to  which  he  belongs;  -- 
  opposed  to  exogamy. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  endogamy 
  n  :  marriage  within  one's  own  tribe  or  group  as  required  by 
  custom  or  law  [syn:  {intermarriage},  {inmarriage}] 




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