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patrimony in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpatrimonypat‧ri‧mo‧ny /ˈpætrəməni $ -moʊni/ noun [singular, uncountable] formal  SCLproperty given to you after the death of your father, which was given to him by your grandfather etc syn inheritance
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patrimonyAt the height of his career his whole estate, including his patrimony, was probably worth rather more than £1,300 a year.the national patrimony of CanadaFamilies were therefore nuclear and patriarchal and only one son inherited the patrimony.