Noun(1) a church endowment(2) an inheritance coming by right of birth (especially by primogeniture
(1) owners refuse to part with their patrimony in the interests of agricultural development(2) It is the belief that a population can know its own geologic history, the patrimony of art, the folk art and customs.(3) After all, the history of the United States has left a peculiar ideological patrimony .(4) According to the law of Abdera, whoever wasted his patrimony would be deprived of the rites of burial.(5) Several crumbling mansions also echo the misfortunes of wastrel sons who blew their patrimony on (as one local tells me), ├ö├ç├┐fast women and slow horses├ö├ç├û.(6) It was a serious loss of the city's architectural patrimony .(7) They belong permanently to Europe's spiritual patrimony and ought to remain constitutive of its unity.(8) And once transformed into a narrative, they form part of a common patrimony , available to anyone in the culture.(9) This is an aspect of Iraqi cultural patrimony that is not often addressed.(10) Here art becomes both cultural patrimony and family legacy.(11) Now this artistic and scientific patrimony is constantly under threat of destruction.(12) an organization that saves the world's cultural patrimony by restoring historic buildings(13) Such places of natural beauty were to be passed ├ö├ç├┐as a sacred patrimony from generation to generation├ö├ç├û.(14) The most notable elements of the Andorran patrimony are its thirty Romanesque churches, almost all of them small, built between the ninth and the thirteenth centuries.(15) Norman abbots energetically fought off the encroachments on the wealth and patrimony of the houses on which the abbots' own fates depended.(16) Cultural and intellectual heritage is regarded as the property of society at large, the collective patrimony of whole nations and peoples.
1. heritage ::
2. inheritance ::
3. birthright ::
4. legacy ::
5. bequest ::
6. endowment ::
Different Formspatrimonies, patrimony
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