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Sexual intercourse between a man and woman who are not married to each other. this usage comes from Latin fornicari, meaning vaulted, which became the nickname for brothel, because prostitutes operated in a vaulted underground cavern in rome. fornication is still a misdemeanor in some states, as is adultery (sexual intercourse by a married person with someone not his/her spouse), but is virtually never prosecuted. if such anachronistic laws were enforced, the jails of america would have no room for robbers, murderers and drug dealers.

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