heritage Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun practices that are handed down from the past by tradition
- a heritage of freedom
noun any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors
- my only inheritance was my mother's blessing
- the world's heritage of knowledge
noun that which is inherited; a title or property or estate that passes by law to the heir on the death of the owner
noun hereditary succession to a title or an office or property
That which is inherited, or passes from heir to heir; inheritance.
Part of my heritage, Which my dead father did bequeath to me. Shak.
(Script.) A possession; the Israelites, as God's chosen people; also, a flock under pastoral charge.Joel iii. 2., 1 Peter v. 3.
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