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  • noun Plural form of heritage.

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Examples

  • With your twin heritages, your dynamism, your vast resources and the proven vision of your artists and business people, I believe Canada is in a unique position to take advantage of the new opportunities of this emerging global marketplace.

    Opportunities Arising From International Business Trends

  • Some of the tendencies visible in American—e. g., toward the facile manufacture of new compounds, toward the transfer of words from one part of speech to another, and toward the free use of suffixes and prefixes and the easy isolation of roots and pseudoroots—go back to the period of the first growth of a distinct American dialect and are heritages from the English of the time.

    Chapter 6. Tendencies in American. 3. Processes of Word-Formation

  • When we speak of the different "heritages" or "traditions" which our different immigrant groups bring, it means that, owing to different historical circumstances, they have defined the situation differently.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • All things considered we Americans seem less firmly anchored in our various religious heritages than we were a generation or two ago.

    American Grace

  • At the time I knew little about the Kosher Nostra, Jewish American gangsters claiming heritages predominantly from Eastern Europe and Russia who have done everything from fixing the World Series to helping to create Las Vegas.

    Derek Beres: Global Beat Fusion: Buzzing Cicadas and Jewish Gangsters

  • At the time I knew little about the Kosher Nostra, Jewish American gangsters claiming heritages predominantly from Eastern Europe and Russia who have done everything from fixing the World Series to helping to create Las Vegas.

    Derek Beres: Global Beat Fusion: Buzzing Cicadas and Jewish Gangsters

  • It's not that the once black-fogged Durham isn't wrapped in its mining history, any less than the other rejuvenatories are wrapped in their own heritages.

    From toxic sewer to natural haven, the river Wear's return from the dead

  • At the time I knew little about the Kosher Nostra, Jewish American gangsters claiming heritages predominantly from Eastern Europe and Russia who have done everything from fixing the World Series to helping to create Las Vegas.

    Derek Beres: Global Beat Fusion: Buzzing Cicadas and Jewish Gangsters

  • But today we are similar to a smorgasbord of distinct tastes, preserving the individuality of numerous heritages and identities.

    Boxed In « The Blog at 16th and Q

  • In 2006, the celebration of Miao's New Year was listed as one of China's national intangible cultural heritages.

    Asia in Pictures

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