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lineage

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlineagelin‧e‧age /ˈlɪni-ɪdʒ/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 formalFAMILY the way in which members of a family are descended from other membersline, ancestry 🔊 a family of ancient lineage
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lineageIn this respect at least, the procedures reflected those of a lineage or tribal meeting of elders and shaikhs.Advertising lineage at the Journal has declined 16 percent.With his ancient lineage, his three-hundred-year-old title, and the long-dead Gabriella still representing his only true love?Jean de la Moussaye can trace his lineage back to Louis XIV.There is no lineage of sailors in my ancestry.A woman is born into one lineage but is transferred to her husband's lineage as soon as she is married.This was largely because of the influence of Salha Mahmud, from Salah's own lineage.
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