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lineage

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1 the line of ancestors from whom a person is descended
  • his Italian lineage was very important to him

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2 a group of persons who come from the same ancestor
  • it is now generally accepted that the lineage of Thomas Jefferson includes black as well as white members

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

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“Lineage.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lineage. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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