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  • noun Common misspelling of descendants.

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Examples

  • All cells in our body are descendents from the fertilized egg cell.

    Press Release: The 2002 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

  • My students 'own expertise as "consumers" of popular culture contributes to my own understanding, and the work on popular culture some of them do in their own papers gives them an enhanced critical ability and a new tool with which to examine both nineteenth-century texts and their descendents from a complex critical perspective.

    Immortals and Vampires and Ghosts, Oh My!: Byronic Heroes in Popular Culture

  • But still we come to a country which is only black in the tropical or equatorial part, and which is a white country, andexcept to the extent of the descendents from the Portuguese and some Spaniards-is a comparatively recently settled white country, with a freedom from black or inferior races to a greater degree than we are apt to think.

    A Trip Through South America

  • Drymen was the original home of the Drummonds, descendents from a Hungarian who came to the country in the train of the Saxon Princess

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  • Drymen was the original home of the Drummonds, descendents from a Hungarian who came to the country in the train of the Saxon Princess Margaret, the destined Queen of Malcolm Canmore.

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  • For the record, this proposal isn't really about gaijin like me at all, since 91% of the "foreigners" holding permanent residence status here are zainichi Koreans, descendents from the Koreans who lived and worked in Japan mostly from 1910 through the end of World War II.

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  • Rather, he is unique because his descendents are the only ones to survive.

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  • Rather, he is unique because his descendents are the only ones to survive.

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  • The tribes used to fight amongst themselves, and for several centuries the Apaches killed the conquistadors and their descendents, which is why the valley of the Rio Grande River was called the Valley of Death.

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  • I resent Eric Holder and his evil boss, Barak Obama for offending my relatives 'memory and Union service, by calling their descendents' cowards '.

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