Ambilocal residence

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Ambilocal residence (or ambilocality), also called bilocal residence (bilocality) is the societal postmarital residence in which couples, upon marriage, live with or near either the husband's parents or the wife's parents.[1]



  1. ^ Ember, Carol R., and Melvin Ember. Cultural Anthropology (9th ed). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1999, p. 355.