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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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The idea of importing millions of refugee descendants from Syria, Lebanon and Jordan is a very dangerous idea that will flood Israel with Palestinian refugees.
Lahat naman tayong Filipino very proud of our national hero; lalung-lalo na nagkataon na descendant siya ng isang Dela Rosa kaya kineclaim ko na rin na relative ko siya.
However, recent public policies provide greater access for African descendant students to attend the most prestigious universities through admission incentives, such as tax breaks in the case of private universities (PROUNI Brazil), scholarship programs (Beca 18 in Peru), differentiated enrollment processes for graduates of public high schools, and racial quotas for prestigious federal universities (Brazil).
The reunion is open to all descendants of Carlo Bianchi and their partners.
Finally, the Tree has been dedicated to five Marston descendants, identified so far, who have made the ultimate sacrifice serving with American and Canadian forces during war and in peacetime.
The system will also record the personal information of those buried in the tombs and their descendants, who will be able to swipe their identity cards at the entrance to find out the exact location of their ancestors' tombs, said Kong.
We are very happy that the descendant of the prophet made a pilgrimage here," district head Bekbolot Aitiyev noticed.
The group boasted of some very powerful names, including several descendants of royal families from different parts of the country.
The judge refused to construe the Act in any other way than was apparent from the words used and could not consider whether Parliament had in fact intended to include descendants in the definition of 'birth relative'.
are from Connecticut, he added, "and many are direct descendants of the family of Massasoit Woosamequin who was the head of various tribes in the Wampanoag Nation.
Michael Kennedy, a direct descendant of Smith, explained the Irish connection is just beginning to be known.