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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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In other words, Latin American revolution excited in the British imagination the possibility that Latin America might, in fact, function just as Barbauld presents the United States: as a kind of "descendant" of British culture and innovation, which might be made not only financially subordinate but also culturally (and even ancestrally) kin.
A combination of field and laboratory research soon showed that butterfly-orchids first colonized the Azores from the Mediterranean rather than from North America, rapidly undergoing miniaturization of their ancestrally large flowers.
The authors suggest that mechanisms that function within nemertean oocytes may have operated ancestrally in follicle cells and conversely may have become co-opted by follicle cells in mammals.
For both the Scottish engineer and the Traills, emigration to the colonies means the possibility of starting over, free of the constraints of the class system of Britain, with its protocols of primogeniture, land inheritance, and ancestrally derived social status.
There is mutual accommodation among different dialect groups (42) and in cases of contact, the V + -n + pronoun object construction, being of high frequency (43) and therefore more susceptible to analogical comparison by speakers, either has disappeared or is disappearing from dialects where it ancestrally existed.
A teenage boy whose father was ancestrally Jewish, but whose mother was an Italian Catholic who had converted to Masorti Judaism wished to attend JFS, a public Orthodox Jewish School.
In a study of Gaochang, Meng Xianshi (2004: 215) points out that the Gaochang people were "ancestrally from Han Chinese primarily, and the Han Chinese culture was the dominant culture there" (my translation).
The results of these ancestrally guided readings are noted down and preserved in beautiful calligraphy, sometimes framed, and preserved as powerful testimonies.
Shange, like others in the tradition, continues the trope of sea water as ancestrally embodied, consecrated, and divinized, made sacred by those who eternally rest on the ocean floor.
Bethune's leadership model is ancestrally aware, which is clear when she writes, "I am convinced that leadership must strive to show the value of these spiritual tools which are as real as anything we touch or feel, and far more powerful" (Bethune, 1999, p.
Nonetheless, when as an elder, "'you know that you know" something at the deepest level ancestrally, your knowledge and wisdom are never shaken, even when challenged, no matter how lovingly or harshly delivered.
Conditioned by schooling in bigotry, she is about to uncover the hidden world of ancestrally linked black heritage and embark on an unexpected life journey that will open her mind to racism's realities and hidden truths, thus changing her life forever.
On the other hand, this publication itself is an exhibition of intellectual artifacts, produced by university educated/affiliated scholars who--one may safely argue, depending how far back we go and how we define "migration"--are personally or ancestrally immigrant themselves.
The pieces collected here speak of a very different country, a vast expanse of possibilities of which one strand is the ancestrally North European, protectant and mercantilist, whose first language is English.
Many of the works are assertions of cultural difference and ancestrally sanctioned rights to land as contested space made within the order determined by the dominant settler culture.