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heritage

1. 
a. the evidence of the past, such as historical sites, buildings, and the unspoilt natural environment, considered collectively as the inheritance of present-day society
b. (as modifier; cap. as part of name): Bannockburn Heritage Centre
2. Law any property, esp land, that by law has descended or may descend to an heir
3. Bible
a. the Israelites regarded as belonging inalienably to God
b. the land of Canaan regarded as God's gift to the Israelites
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