Patrimony

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Patrimony Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • an inheritance coming by right of birth (especially by primogeniture)
  • a church endowment

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a church endowment ,
  • an inheritance coming by right of birth (especially by primogeniture)

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Patrimony'


  • Patrimony: Patrimony may refer to: Property or other legal entitlements inherited from (or through), one's father, especially if it has been handed down through
  • Ministry of Culture and National Patrimony: of Historical Monuments at Romanian Ministry of Culture and National Patrimony (in Romanian) List of Historical Monuments at Romanian National Institute
  • Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See: The Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See (Italian: Amministrazione del Patrimonio della Sede Apostolica, abbreviated APSA) is the office
  • Patrimony: A True Story: Patrimony: A True Story is a memoir by American writer Philip Roth. It was first published by Simon & Schuster in 1991. Roth's memoir recounts the life
  • Patrimony of affectation: jurisdictions (e.g., France, Quebec, Mexico, etc.), the patrimony of affectation is a patrimony, or legal estate, that can be divided for a fiduciary purpose
  • Patrimony (novel): Patrimony (2007) is a science fiction novel by Alan Dean Foster. The book is the thirteenth chronologically in the Pip and Flinx series. Once again diverting
  • Family patrimony: Family patrimony is a type of civil law patrimony that is created by marriage or civil union (where recognized) which creates a bundle of entitlements
  • National patrimony: National patrimony is the store of wealth or accumulated reserves of a national economy. In addition to monetary reserves and other financial holdings

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* It was the boast of Augustus that he found Rome of brick and left it of marble. But how much nobler will be the sovereign's boast when he shall have it to say that he found law... a sealed book and left it a living letter found it the patrimony of the rich and left it the inheritance of the poor found it the two-edged sword of craft and oppression and left it the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence. - Henry Brougham


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  • Farmers call for mining ban in Negros
    ABOUT 200 farmers in Negros Occidental belonging to Defend Patrimony Movement Against Mining held a picket rally yesterday in front of the Provincial Capitol in Bacolod City to call on the provincial officials to declare a mining ban in the province. Read more on this news related to 'Patrimony'

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