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synonyms for patrimony

  • ancestry
  • endowment
  • estate
  • heritage
  • legacy
  • bequeathal
See also synonyms for: patrimonial
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How to use patrimony in a sentence

All England hath paid his taxes with my patrimony: I was a sheep that left my wool on every briar.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
In his early years he dissipated almost all his patrimony in libertinism and debauchery.
GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN. VOL. 3 OF 8VARIOUS
Nanni di Banco, Vasari tells us, was a man who "inherited a competent patrimony, and one by no means of inferior condition."
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
His illusions were those natural to all young men who suddenly come into possession of a patrimony after years of privation.
FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
Those who wasted their patrimony, forfeited their right of being buried in the sepulchres of their fathers.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, VOL. 13, ISSUE 372, SATURDAY, MAY 30, 1829VARIOUS
Here his conversion took place, and he parted with his princely patrimony for the benefit of the poor.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
There are free countries, even Republics, where Labour claims ‘its share in its patrimony’ in vain.
THE EVOLUTION OF SINN FEINROBERT MITCHELL HENRY
Niccolo Niccoli having spent a long life and all his patrimony in collecting, left his books to Cosimo to found a public library.
PRICES OF BOOKSHENRY B. WHEATLEY
His debts were vast; his patrimony was a fable; and the mysterious inheritance of his wife had been tampered with.
ENDYMIONBENJAMIN DISRAELI
Regin then requested to have his share of the patrimony, but met with a refusal from Fafnir.
THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PATRIMONY

  • bequest
  • claim
  • due
  • inheritance
  • legacy
  • patrimony
  • primogeniture
  • right
  • share
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