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descendant

noun child, family, future generation, heir, issue, kin, lineage, offshoot, offspring, posterity, scion, succeeding generation, successor
Associated concepts: descendants of the line, direct descennant, lawful descendants, lineal descendant or heir, lineal descendants
See also: derivative, heir, kindred, offshoot, successor
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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.
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?
If grandad went to Spain to fight with the International Brigade it would have been between 1936-38 and I'm looking for decendants of families who may have lived in both Housewife lane and Swainby Road to ask if any one else had someone fighting with the Brigade in Spain or knew of my gran and grandad.
Around 700,000 people were exiled in this way in 1948, with the United Nations estimating that today they and their decendants number 4.
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.