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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An inheritance coming by right of birth (especially by primogeniture); A church endowment. Heritage.

Usage examples (39)
  • The transfer of assets to the patrimony of the foundation may be effected by public or private document.
  • Nothing less than Mexico's cultural patrimony is at stake.
  • Their patrimony was a small one -- the provinces of the Isle de France,
  • "Yes he is, you saw that awful scene with his father - his patrimony is a horse - Lizzie, you cannot do this!" for more
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