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genealogy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: History
genealogyge‧ne‧al‧o‧gy /ˌdʒiːniˈælədʒi/ noun (plural genealogies)  1 [uncountable]SH the study of the history of families2 [countable]SHFAMILY a drawing or description that explains how each person in a family is related to the othersfamily treegenealogist noun [countable]genealogical /ˌdʒiːniəˈlɒdʒɪkəl◂ $ -ˈlɑː-/ adjective a useful source of genealogical information
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genealogyOr, dictating a genealogy, men would unexpectedly include the names of women - say, great-grandmothers of today's adults.But then such critics of new technology had a genealogy that stretched much further back than the computers they attacked.He worked contentedly for some time and was deep in the intricacies of a genealogy when the telephone rang.If you are brand new, you can go to the beginning genealogy chat room.But now she puts her energy into helping others research their own genealogy.She told me what she was looking for in the genealogy some kind of outlaw, I think.Moses the genealogy and linkage to the Davidic line and fulfilment of the prophecies outlined in the Hebrew Bible.
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