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the founder of a family

person from an earlier time who contributed to the tradition shared by some group

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However, our forefathers valiantly faced these obstacles, stood on the side of fairness, and followed what they believed was right.
The CM said it were the sacrifices our forefathers, martyrs and Ghazis that today we are living with independence.
Forefathers & Founding Fathers is a chronicle that every American should know, and yet, almost none do.
Shakespeare's First Folio - a book containing 36 of his plays published seven years after his death - which has been discovered at Mount Stuart House on the Isle of Bute, a home that belonged to the forefathers of CardiffPICTURES: UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
Shaikh Mohammed said the day was an opportunity to remember and pay tribute to the forefathers.
Recounting the ordeal of his forefathers, the visiting President said his grandfather and many others from the state were lured by the Britishers to Mauritius in the name of better future.
He paid tribute to forefathers for decades-long sacrifices since the era of the founder Ahmed Al Fateh who laid the foundations of modern Bahrain.
They pointed out that immigration from the homeland is "a lethal bleeding that erases identity, threatens existence in the land of the forefathers and kills the deep-rooted heritage.
The first words in this article's title have managed to turn Israel's miraculous victory in the Six Day War and its triumphal return to parts of the biblical and ancestral land of its forefathers - into something to be reviled and reversed.
Their forefathers were given the use of the land on the understanding they would provide an army in time of war.
Juma Al Majid, Chairman of Juma Al Majid Center for Culture and Heritage, inaugurated the Islamic and Arab Pioneers in Science and Medicine Exhibition at Dubai Healthcare City, a member of TECOM Investments, featuring renowned forefathers of science and medicine.
So, we have come here to take bath and we will pray for our forefathers and all other things.
And so it was that Patrick and Pepe found themselves staring at their forefathers in a place called a Museum.
What is this Government doing in allowing this to happen, when our forefathers worked so hard before the wars and after.
Modern authors have grown bored of empty post-modern posturing, and now emulate their Victorian forefathers, producing stories that are as twisty and turny as a side street in Fagin's London.