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Definition of the noun family line
What does family line mean as a name of something?
- people descended from a common ancestor
- lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
- synonyms of family line: family / folk / kinfolk / kinsfolk / phratry / sept
- more generic terms: ancestry / blood / blood line / bloodline / descent / line / line of descent / lineage / origin / parentage / pedigree / stemma / stock = the descendants of one individual
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by Martha Craft-Rosenberg, Shelley-Rae Pehler
continuing the family line and tradition, (d) behaving as is proper for an heir, and (e) performing meritorious acts and ...
Encyclopedia of Ukraine (2016)
Volume IV: Ph-Sr by Danylo Husar Struk
assert that the Sanguszko family line was established by *Liubartas, others (eg, M. Stryjkowski) contend that it was founded by Fedor, the son of *Algirdas. Notable members of the line included ...
by Irving Shapiro
Family line of descent from ancestors. lineal [LIN ee uhl] Relating to a line, hereditary, in a direct line of descent. lineal consanguinity [LIN ...
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