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Lineage Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    lineage n
  1. the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors" [syn: line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock]
  2. the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors [syn: descent, line of descent, filiation]
  3. the number of lines in a piece of printed material [syn: linage]
  4. a rate of payment for written material that is measured according to the number of lines submitted [syn: linage]
  5. inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline [syn: ancestry, derivation, filiation]
Lineage Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Lineage \Lin"e*age\ (l[i^]n"[-e]*[asl]j; 48), n. [OE. linage, F. lignage, fr. L. linea line. See 3d Line.] Descent in a line from a common progenitor; progeny; race; descending line of offspring or ascending line of parentage. Both the lineage and the certain sire From which I sprung, from me are hidden yet. --Spenser.

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Lineage'


  • Lineage: Lineage may refer to: In science: Lineage (anthropology) (or kinship ), descent group that can demonstrate their common descent from an ...
  • Lineage (Buddhism): An authentic lineage in Buddhism is the uninterrupted transmission of the Buddha's Dharma from teacher to disciple. The transmission ...
  • Lineage (evolution): An evolutionary lineage is a sequence of species , that form a line of descent, each new species the direct result of speciation from an ...
  • Lineage (video game): Lineage (리니지) is a medieval fantasy massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG ) released in the United States in 1998 by ...
  • Lineage (Angel): "Lineage" is episode 7 of season 5 in the television show Angel . Plot synopsis Summary : While the group investigates bio-mechanical cyborg ...

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Lineage Sample Sentences in News


  • Lineage features state's best runners
    ALBUQUERQUE — A total of 76 horses have been entered for nine state-bred stakes races this weekend at the Downs at Albuquerque, featuring both quarter horses and thoroughbreds in an annual event known as Lineage Weekend. Read more on this news related to 'Lineage'
  • AM Linkage: Lineage Through Land Buoy; Avoiding Spruce Street; More!
    Photo by J. Benner/Flickr · Jody Pinto's Land Buoy tells a far deeper story. · Implosion at Queen Lane Apartments will be Sept. 13th. · Here's when to avoid Spruce St. as UPenn moves in. · Oh boy, Revel will... Read more on this news related to 'Lineage'
  • A Lineage of Strong Women
    Nadine Burke Harris talks about the influence of her independent mother. Read more on this news related to 'Lineage'

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