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first family

a family having the highest or one of the highest social ranks in a given place.
(often initial capital letters) the family of the president of the U.S. or the family of the governor of a state.
a family descended from a colonist or early settler in a country, region, etc.:
one of the first families of Virginia.
Origin of first family
An Americanism dating back to 1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • This was actually the "first family of Virginia," about which so much has been eloquently said.

    Captain John Smith Charles Dudley Warner

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