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1) ancestry. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...One's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation: birth, blood, bloodline, descent, extraction, family, genealogy, line, lineage, origin, parentage,...

2) §1. Ancestry. XXIII. Writers of Familiar Verse. Vol. 16. Early National Literature, Part II; Later National Literature, Part I. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...Tennyson and Gladstone, of Chopin, Mendelssohn, and Edgar Allan Poe. It was toward the end of August that the Rev. Abiel Holmes, author of the Annals of America,...

3) ancestry. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Ancestral descent or lineage. 2. Ancestors considered as a group. Middle English auncestrie, alteration (influenced by auncestre) of Old French ancesserie, from ancessour,...

4) §1. Quaker Ancestry and Nurture. XIII. Whittier. Vol. 16. Early National Literature, Part II; Later National Literature, Part I. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...For conscience sake. The temperament of the New England Quaker was not unlike that of the New England Puritan. The one could be as cantankerous as the other, on occasion,...

5) 1630. Ancestry by Stephen Crane. Stedman, Edmund Clarence, ed. 1900. An American Anthology, 1787-1900
...And ranged in battle-front. Against them stood a little man; Ay, he was no bigger than my finger. I laughed, and spoke to one near me, 5 Will he prevail? Surely,...

6) octoroon. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The terms mulatto, quadroon, and octoroon originated with the racial policies of European colonizers in the Americas, especially the Spanish. Because civil rights...

7) Korean. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Altaic subfamily of the Ural-Altaic family of languages (see Uralic and Altaic languages), and by still others to be unrelated to any known language. The Korean tongue...

8) origin. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The point at which something comes into existence or from which it derives or is derived. 2. Ancestry: We cannot escape our origins, however hard we try (James Baldwin)....

9) 38837. Melville, Herman. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...Both the ancestry and posterity of Grief go further than the ancestry and posterity of Joy. ATTRIBUTION:Herman Melville (1819-1891), U.S. author. Moby-Dick (1851),...

10) mestiza. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...European and Native American ancestry. Spanish, feminine of mestizo. See mestizo....

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