- n practices that are handed down from the past by tradition
a heritage of freedom
- n any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors
the world's heritage of knowledge
- n that which is inherited; a title or property or estate that passes by law to the heir on the death of the owner
- n hereditary succession to a title or an office or property
- People like me--the descendants of immigrants, whether Arab, black or Asian--are turning to our roots and embracing our heritage, just the opposite of what our parents did when .
- His decision was influenced by a desire to anchor his African heritage in a place something he was unable to do growing up in Hawaii: "What I needed was a community, I realized .
- Korea's intricate history and political heritage is made accessible via a leisurely stroll in Seoul.
- Sonia Sotomayor in Atlantic Online
So when Sotomayor says things like this -- "I simply do not know exactly what that difference will be in my judging. But I accept there will be some based on my gender and my Latina heritage" -- it's very easy to label her an scourge of identity...
- David Johnston in Montreal Gazette
As the representative of the queen of Canada, who is our country's head of state, I pledge to be a stalwart defender of our Canadian heritage, of Canadian institutions and of the Canadian people,he said.
- Jeff Sessions in AFP
As someone who cares deeply about our great heritage of law, I must withhold my consent,said Sessions.