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ancestries

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plural of ancestry

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the line of ancestors from whom a person is descended
  • a Cambodian immigrant who can trace her Khmer ancestry as far back as the 16th century

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“Ancestries.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ancestries. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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