family line family line


  • (n) people descended from a common ancestor



  1. And for the record, Romney's great-grandfather, who had five wives, was the last polygamist in the family line.
  2. Just before the family line ends in disaster, Macondo is almost abandoned, the banana farms destroyed by nearly five years of rain.
  3. Sons are valued far more than daughters in China because males maintain the family line and care for parents when they grow old.


  • Consider Singing the Praises of Your Family Line

    Brad Boardman, an Everett, Washington genealogy buff is encouraging like-minded family line enthusiasts to get involved in a new memorialization project he’s dubbed “Singing Your Ancestors.” (PRWeb August 20, 2013) Read the full story at
    on August 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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