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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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The first known use of ancestry was in the 14th century

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“Ancestry.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ancestry. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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