patrimonypatrimony | meaning of patrimony in Collins Dictionariespatrimony meaning, definition, what is patrimony: an inheritance from one's father or other ancestor: Learn more.an inheritance from one's father or other ancestorWhat does patrimony mean and how do you use patrimony in a sentence?[URL]/patrimony
C14 patrimoyne, from Old French, from Latin patrimonium paternal inheritance
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(pætrɪməni, US -moʊni)
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1. singular nounSomeone's patrimony is the possessions that they have inherited from their father or ancestors. [formal] ⇒ I left my parents' house, relinquished my estate and my patrimony.2. singular nounA country's patrimony is its land, buildings, and works of art. [formal] ⇒ In the 1930s, The National Trust began its campaign to save Britain's patrimony of threatened country houses.
Example sentences containing 'patrimony'
Guala was not impressed, warned that John was the Pope's vassal and England part of the patrimony of the Holy Roman Church.Penman, Sharon HERE BE DRAGONS