Definition Of patrimony


property inherited from one's father or male ancestor.

The modern official formation of the Japanese canon of cultural patrimony dates back to the first cultural protection law of 1871.

Example Of patrimony

  • patrimony laws

  • According to the law of Abdera, whoever wasted his patrimony would be deprived of the rites of burial.

  • After all, the history of the United States has left a peculiar ideological patrimony .

  • an organization that saves the world's cultural patrimony by restoring historic buildings

  • And once transformed into a narrative, they form part of a common patrimony , available to anyone in the culture.

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