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sororate marriage

Definition of Sororate Marriage

(noun) The custom of a man marrying his wife’s sister if his wife dies.

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Syllabification: so·ror·ate mar·riage

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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “sororate marriage.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved January 22, 2020 (https://sociologydictionary.org/sororate-marriage/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

sororate marriage. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/sororate-marriage/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “sororate marriage.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed January 22, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/sororate-marriage/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“sororate marriage.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 22 Jan. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/sororate-marriage/>.