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Usage examples for exogamous

  1. The Dwaras seem to have no special purpose, but in the case of Bairagis who marry, they now serve as exogamous sections, so that members of the same Dwara do not intermarry. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  2. As already stated, the exogamous divisions of the Bhunjias are derived from those of the Gonds. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  3. Marriage within the exogamous section and also with first cousins is forbidden, though in some places the union of a sister's son with a brother's daughter is permitted. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  4. At present seven gotras or exogamous divisions appear to have been formed in the caste with the names of Pachbhaiya, Chhahri, Kalkhor, Bachhawat, Dhanawat, Bhainsa and Limuan. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  5. If he is wise he will realise that the food ought to contain a proper quantity of both proteids and amygdaloids, and, while avoiding a nitrogenous breakfast, should see to it that he obtains sufficient of what is albuminous and exogamous to prevent his breakfast from becoming monotonous. – Further Foolishness by Stephen Leacock
  6. It will be necessary, therefore, to deal with the two principal signs of alleged Arunta progress, male descent and the exogamous classes. – Folklore as an Historical Science by George Laurence Gomme
  7. Like the other tribes they are divided into exogamous totem clans; descent is traced only through the women. – The Truth About Woman by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  8. According to the latter, exogamous tribes can choose their women only from other tribes. – The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State by Frederick Engels
  9. All these are now separate exogamous septs. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
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