Definition of heritage
- the party's heritage of secularism
- the heritage of natural freedom was long since cast away
- —V. L. Parrington
hospitality is a cherished Southern heritage
this farm is my heritage from my father, as it was for him from his father
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: the traditions, achievements, beliefs, etc., that are part of the history of a group or nation
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