Recent Examples of ancestral from the Web
More than 3,000 women and girls were taken captive when ISIS attacked ancestral Yazidi villages around northwestern Iraq's Sinjar Mountain in August 2014.
Federal government plans to amend native title laws to give legal certainty to Adani’s agreement with local Aborigines to mine their ancestral lands.
The Palestinians have also yet to formally drop their demand for a right of descendants of refugees to return to ancestral places of residence in Israel.
This winter marks the birth of a new industry: Companies will take a sample of your DNA, scan it, and tell you about your genetic future, as well as your ancestral past.
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Definition of ancestral for Students
: of, relating to, or coming from an ancestor They visited their ancestral home.
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