Definition of 'lineage'
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They have only to glance over their shoulder and they see a mighty lineage stretching back. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Their lineage goes back a long way. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His royal lineage is traced back to an association between a princess and a leopard. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She has the right lineage to be one. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Rome and the beast have an ancient lineage. READING THE BIBLE AGAIN FOR THE FIRST TIME: Taking the Bible Seriously but Not Literally. (2001)The future of my family 's lineage was looking a little bit more secure. BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)In the past, the area she has found the most difficult to talk about is her family and its lineage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They nest under the eaves of the house and can trace their lineage back for centuries longer than the house's human custodians. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Because mutations in the mitochondrial chromosome happen at random, more of them might by chance happen in one mitochondrial lineage than in another. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)The hero can trace his lineage back to the Egyptians and looks exactly like an ancestor of 2000 years ago. Into Africa - a social history of the East African Safari (1989)
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