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heritage
used in The Sound and the Fury

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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."
  • It'llbe hard enough asit is, with the heritage she already has.
    3 — April 6, 1928 (22% in)
  • I thoughtat the time, with the heritage she would already have, to give her that name, too.
    3 — April 6, 1928 (96% in)

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