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descendant

(dĭ-sĕn′dənt)
n.
One whose descent can be traced to a particular individual or group: a descendant of Queen Victoria; descendants of a prize-winning horse.
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His decendants became medical legends and we will hear how the latest DNA evidence points to distant shores for the beginning of this story.
I talked to a number of crew members and, since most of them were from old Tall Ships and were in costume, they were interested in our organization even though they were not Loyalist decendants. I also noticed that a lot of new Canadians came right over to our booth and asked for more information or our web site, so they could read more.
Hopefully, with their help this will now be returned to the right family - Thomas Bolam Fail's decendants - and be put on display in the family home, in memories of Thomas and his achievement.
? WERE you or your decendants ever at St Joseph's Orphanage, Orpington, Kent?
Around 700,000 people were exiled in this way in 1948, with the United Nations estimating that today they and their decendants number 4.6 million.
To clear up a few misconceptions on the breeds, the Beltsville Small White is alive and growing in numbers; there are breeders offering direct decendants from the original line.
We must approach with open hearts, compassion and common sense, the task of finding a just and viable solution for the terrible tragedy of the refugees and their decendants. Each refugee family must be granted a free choice between the various solutions: repatriation and resettlement in the State of Palestine, with generous assistance; staying where they are or emigration to any country of their choice, also with generous assistance; and yes - coming back to the territory of Israel in acceptable numbers, agreed by us.
Pine forests continued their dance according to climate change, but by now there was a new choreographer in town--Homo sapiens--and no doubt fires set by those early North Americans and their decendants affected the pines.