family line

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: line - people descended from a common ancestorfamily line - people descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"
people - members of a family line; "his people have been farmers for generations"; "are your people still alive?"
homefolk - the people of your home locality (especially your own family); "he wrote his homefolk every day"
house - aristocratic family line; "the House of York"
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
gens, name - family based on male descent; "he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name"
blood line, bloodline, ancestry, lineage, pedigree, stemma, line of descent, parentage, blood, origin, descent, stock, line - the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
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This is done by the Chinese for certain reasons, such as to ensure the continuation of the family line and the commemoration of the departed, to integrate daughters in a patrilineage, to ensure that no younger member of the family will be married ahead of older ones, and other family needs.
Tenders are invited for Repairing and rewinding of 5hp submersible motor and pump sets(02 installed at family line and pump house at sts bsf new delhi
Of the family line, I can offer you this: a stock of bargemen, half smiles, a high threshold for pain.
Born locally, Llewelyn Fawr married the illegitimate daughter of King John and rose to become the last Welsh Prince of Wales before his family line was wiped out and the title was appropriated by English royalty.
SIXTH Form Experience at Nunthorpe Academy student Nagaeswari Nagendar, 18, of Middlesbrough, hopes to continue the family line of doctors after gaining A*s in maths, biology and chemistry and securing her place to study medicine at Newcastle University.
gigas was determined by measuring the height (hinge to the distal margin) and thickness (depth of the left valve) of the shell of 24 oysters per family line in each of three tanks in each treatment.
A frustrated officer worker (James McAvoy) meets a woman (Angelina Jolie) who reveals that his dad was a skilled assassin and his talents have been passed down the family line.
The new strategy will assist to solve the issues when two people of the same family line get married.
Greg added:"I've played drums for as long as I can remember and it's great to be able to carry on the family line.
Wondering if this dangerous heritage might extend even farther down the family line, Virender K.
1]) produced from each pair were considered as a two-parental family line and was reared individually in the 30-mL cups containing meridic diet as mentioned above (Niu et al.
A Genteel Spy: The Inspiring Odyssey of Martha Broyles Royce and her family During the Civil War" is a dramatized memoir of family and intrigue set in this tumultuous time where the division of friend and foe often paid no mind to family line.

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