Definition of Group Marriage
Group Marriage Pronunciation
Syllabification: group mar·riage
- American English – /grOOp mAIR-ij/
- British English – /grOOp mAr-ij/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /grup ˈmɛrɪʤ/
- British English – /gruːp ˈmærɪʤ/
- Plural: group marriages
- A type of marriage.
- Group Marriage: A Study of Contemporary Multilateral Marriage (1973) by Larry and Joan Constantine studied group marriage as form of egalitarian relationship which they called multilateral marriage.
- A type of polyamory and polygamy.
- Family and Kinship Resources – Books, Journals, and Helpful Links
- Word origin of “group” and “marriage” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “group marriage.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved November 28, 2023 (https://sociologydictionary.org/group-marriage/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
group marriage. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/group-marriage/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “group marriage.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed November 28, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/group-marriage/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“group marriage.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 28 Nov. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/group-marriage/>.