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heritage
used in Fahrenheit 451

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Definition
something handed down from the past
in various senses, including:
  • traditions — as in "Americans inherit a heritage of freedom"
  • cultural practices — as in "Hospitality to strangers is part of Arabic cultural heritage."
  • physical items built and/or protected from long ago — as in "The cathedral is a World Heritage site," or "The national parks are part of our heritage as Americans."
  • They and their charcoal hair and soot-colored brows and bluish-ash-smeared cheeks where they had shaven close; but their heritage showed.
    p. 30.7

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