Origin of patrimony
OTHER WORDS FROM patrimonypat·ri·mo·ni·al, adjectivepat·ri·mo·ni·al·ly, adverb
Words nearby patrimony
How to use patrimony in a sentence
She revealed her patrimony after Thurmond died; his family later acknowledged the relationship.
Paeans to patrimony and to the sanctity of land are good at rallying the faithful not only for Jews, but also Arabs.Memo to Bibi Netanyahu: It’s Time to Build an Arsenal of Awe|Lloyd Green|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They apply and lobby for inclusion of their particular patrimony.
All England hath paid his taxes with my patrimony: I was a sheep that left my wool on every briar.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI|Robert Louis Stevenson
In his early years he dissipated almost all his patrimony in libertinism and debauchery.
Nanni di Banco, Vasari tells us, was a man who "inherited a competent patrimony, and one by no means of inferior condition."Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa|Edward Hutton
His illusions were those natural to all young men who suddenly come into possession of a patrimony after years of privation.File No. 113|Emile Gaboriau
Those who wasted their patrimony, forfeited their right of being buried in the sepulchres of their fathers.