Exogamy

in a Sentence

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Definition of Exogamy

marrying someone from a different communal group

Examples of Exogamy in a sentence

In order to avoid marrying a relative, the tribe practiced exogamy which involved mostly the surrounding tribes.

Since the cult had grown smaller with very few women, the leader now allowed exogamy so men could find wives for themselves.

The Nigerian bride was able to marry a Cameroon man due to their allowance of exogamy in their communities.

Due to prohibition of exogamy, the man realized that he only had his choice of wives from those women he grew up with.

Many fanatical cults forbid exogamy because they want complete control over the people in their group.

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