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Definition of Endogamy

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practice of marrying only within one's particular group or tribe
Endogamy Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(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.
  
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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.

WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. marriage within one's own tribe or group as required by custom or law
(synonym) intermarriage, inmarriage
(antonym) exogamy, intermarriage
(hypernym) marriage, matrimony, union, spousal relationship, wedlock
Endogamy Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Sociology
A system in which an individual may only marry within the same social category or group.
Endogamy Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Endogamy is the practice of marrying within a specific ethnic group, class, or social group, rejecting others on such basis as being unsuitable for marriage or other close personal relationships.

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