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Heritage

Her´it`age
a.1.That which is inherited, or passes from heir to heir; inheritance.
Part of my heritage,
Which my dead father did bequeath to me.
- Shak.
2.(Script.) A possession; the Israelites, as God's chosen people; also, a flock under pastoral charge.
Noun1.heritage - practices that are handed down from the past by tradition; "a heritage of freedom"
2.heritage - any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors; "my only inheritance was my mother's blessing"; "the world's heritage of knowledge"
Synonyms: inheritance
3.heritage - that which is inherited; a title or property or estate that passes by law to the heir on the death of the owner
Synonyms: inheritance
4.heritage - hereditary succession to a title or an office or property
Synonyms: inheritance

HERITAGE. By this word is understood, among the civilians, every species of immovable which can be the subject of property, such as lands, houses, orchards, woods, marshes, ponds, &c., in whatever mode they may have been acquired, either by descent or purchase. 3 Toull. 472. It is something that can be inherited. Co. Litt. s. 731.

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Heriot service
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Heritance
Heritiera
Heritiera littoralis
Heritiera macrophylla
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