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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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Asking descendants to leap over several entrenched barriers in order to receive the most tangible benefit being offered by Georgetown--the chance to be considered for admittance and to potentially benefit from Georgetown's generous commitment to meet 100 percent of demonstrated financial need--ignores certain realities, according to Colomb.
This good news on educational advancement for African descendant youth is not a recent phenomenon for Black youth in Panama and Costa Rica, where college education rates have been historically higher for African descendants than for white mestizos for several decades.
Our next step, after the reunion, is to analyse three areas - the religious affiliation of the Bianchi descendants, the occupations of the descendants, their geographic expansion from Newcastle and the triggers that caused people to make these moves.
One of those descendants, Charles Pritchard of California, is credited with being the guiding force behind this replication of history, according to Mr.
THE BATTLE of Culloden visitor centre was opened yesterday - by young descendants of those who took part in the conflict.
Instate policies, programs and actions against racism, sexism and lesbophobia and ensure the incorporation of the perspectives of race/ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation in public policies targeting women--African descendants, indigenous peoples, gypsies, youth, lesbians, transsexuals, bisexuals, HIV-positive, migrants, Rom women and women with disabilities.
There is quite a group of us Dealey descendants who have been actively researching our heritage.
The majority of our research is directed at who these people are and whether there are any descendants,'' Strauss said.
For descendants of the five civilized nations forced westward on the Trail of Tears--Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw Creek and Seminole--some of the legwork is cut down, since repositories such as the Five Civilized Tribes Museum and the regional National Archives facility in Fort Worth, Texas, hold a wealth of documents.
Roosa passed away in December 1994; he had planned to plant Moon Sycamore descendants during a spring 1995 tree-planting tour with AMERICAN FORESTS.
Middlesbrough Council wants to invite a descendant of Alderman Thomas Sanderson to a ceremony later this month to mark the end of the works.
It does not apply to a transfer to an individual who is not a lineal descendant of the transferor or his or her spouse, if at the time of the transfer, the transferor has any living lineal descendants.