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inherited

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of or from one's ancestors

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inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent

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The controversial black scholar All Mazrui distinguishes between "African of the blood" and "African of the soil" to refer respectively to "Africans" whose ancestors originate in the continent and "Africans" who are completely "Africanized" although they were not from Africa ancestrally.
A similar referendum will be held for Abyei region predominantly inhabited by Dinka Ngok who were transferred to northern Sudan in 1905 and are ancestrally linked to the Dinka ethnic group of Southern Sudan.
Similarly, Avise and Robinson (2008) have drawn attention to gene tree vs species tree discordance due to the phenomenon of hemiplasy resulting from the sorting of ancestrally polymorphic lineages retained across successive nodes in a species tree.
those populations found in the Carolines, Marshalls, and Kiribati), like those of the Polynesians, are seen as linked ancestrally to the Lapita expansion.
The amino acid alignments presented in online Appendix Figure 1 clearly demonstrate that in the FIPV cases included in this study the genotypes correlated with disease phenotype are ancestrally derived and not the result of a few de novo mutations.
president-elect Barak Obama, who is ancestrally from Africa, for the victory he scored in the most recent American presidential elections.
Aunt Ester's demise occurs in this dark tragedy, as does the dissolution of any significant collective attempts to stay ancestrally, historically, and culturally grounded.
The reason zebras don't have machine guns with which to repel lion attacks is not that firing machine guns would have been less adaptive than simply running away; the trait didn't evolve because it was not available as a variation on which selection could act ancestrally (see also, Fodor 1997).
Managing newfound freedom and wealth requires discipline, patience and generations of practice, something we islanders have yet to realise having been ancestrally poor, well mannered, mostly obsequious and caring, until easy money (bank loans) ate into and is now destroying the fabric of our society.
In his April 11 review of "Street Kings," Jim Emerson writes, "the Chi--nese-Hawaiian-Caucausian (Keanu) Reeves is, ancestrally speaking, roughly as white as Barack Obama.
Many Preservers identify themselves ancestrally with the source culture, though some get involved outside their own heritage.
By halachic definition one is Jewish if one has an authenticated Jewish mother and has not become an apostate; thus Jewishness is somehow racially or ancestrally conceived through birth and blood.
Over 200 affected individuals in more than 50 supposedly unrelated families have been found to be ancestrally related through a common progenitor from that period.
Memory, experienced through tradition, provides an ancestrally sanctioned route for the development of solutions to current challenges.
This decolonising approach, ateleologically empowered ancestrally, resists the discursive regimes enabled through the intersecting discourses of whiteness, visuality, political sovereignty, economic practices and law that 'attempt to disconnect and fragment events and their effects' (Osuri 2006: 7).