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ancestral

Logic a relation that holds between x and y if there is a chain of instances of a given relation leading from x to y. Thus the ancestral of parent of is ancestor of, since x is the ancestor of y if and only if x is a parent of…a parent of…a parent of y
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Arvo Part was born in 1935 in Estonia, a country with cultural traditions rooted in an ancestrally religious past while being part of a secular state as a Soviet republic.
In Africa one finds "more collective, publicly shared forms of identity" (Rose in Sachs 1996: 41) than are found in the West; "a form of personhood bereft once outside its collectively or ancestrally sanctioned domain" (p.
They stood absolutely no chance of winning, because they were not running against another candidate, or even against the party, but against the president and the state, an unbeatable combination in an ancestrally presidential and dirigiste country" (p.
Every one of us goes back ancestrally to someone who lived in one of those African villages, was caught, brought across the ocean and worked on a plantation, went through the Civil War" Haley told Newsweek.
The precise reading of the Court's ruling was not a determination that the government had a requisite "compelling interest" in the construction of a disputed logg ing road through land ancestrally used for prayer and ritual by the Yurok, Karok, and Tolowa peoples.
But while we are on the subject, obsessively so, of putting Kiwis and Aussies and South Africans in rugby teams for which they are not ancestrally qualified, why is the fuss so frantically centred on Brett Sinkinson, Shane Howarth and Wales?
history, white looking persons who are known to be ancestrally African-American have moved to places where their ancestry is unknown: they have emigrated from their blackness.
All the groups in Table 5 above "Americans" are either Hispanic or nonwhite; all groups below reported themselves to be white racially and were identified as non-Hispanic ancestrally by father's birthplace.
Following exposure to stressful situations during adolescence, ancestrally exposed rats were heavier, more anxious, and less sociable than unexposed offspring.
Considering that Shelley is ancestrally a New Jerseyan, perhaps the next move might be to go transatlantic, either to explore the complementarity of "westering" and "eastering" discourses or to look at US-based discourses of Romantic Orientalism.
Are monocots as a whole ancestrally aquatic or terrestrial?
A similar referendum will be held for the Abyei region predominantly inhabited by Dinka Ngok who were transferred to northern Sudan in 1905 and are ancestrally linked to the Dinka ethnic group of southern Sudan.