Heritage (Added defintions)

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  1. PaulQ

    PaulQ Senior Member

    English - England
    Term: (A word or expression you have seen in writing)

    Heritage (n.)

    Your definition or explanation:

    http://www.wordreference.com/definition/heritage to add

    4. ethnic or national origins by descent.

    5. Attributes that are common to a national, ethinic, religious or other group, "Haitians and African Americans: A Heritage of Tragedy and Hope" By Léon Dénius Pamphile

    6. attrib. Characterized by or pertaining to the preservation or exploitation of local and national features of historical, cultural, or scenic interest, esp. as tourist attractions.

    Example: (An example of the term in use)
    4. This community also claims Jewish heritage." Also: "People of Spanish heritage born in Latin America were not participating in government the way that people of British heritage had been in Britain's colonies."

    5. "Haitians and African Americans: A Heritage of Tragedy and Hope"

    6. 1990 Mod. Railways Aug. 417 (caption) A Hainault–Woodford train of 1960 Tube-stock motor cars..leaves Hainault, while..the similar but red-painted ‘heritage’ train waits for its next duty. Also:He discovered the town had a heritage of producing denim jeans http://claravuletich.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Harvest-Residency-20121.pdf

    One or more places you have seen the term: (Please give URLs/links to web pages, or a full description of a print publication.)
    4. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_Jews#Ethiopia Also http://www.fsmitha.com/h3/h39-la.html

    5. http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=...X&ei=T-awUIzzIZGSswam1IHYAQ&ved=0CDsQ6AEwBDgK

    6. OED Also; Harvest Textiles (Aust) http://claravuletich.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Harvest-Residency-20121.pdf

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    I have looked, it is in other dictionaries.

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