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  • 1 descendant — de·scen·dant also de·scen·dent /di sen dənt/ n: a blood relative of a later generation Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. descendant …

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  • 2 descendant */ — UK [dɪˈsendənt] / US noun [countable] Word forms descendant : singular descendant plural descendants a relative of a person who lived in the past a descendant of a famous Italian painter direct descendant: He claims to be a direct descendant of… …

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  • 3 descendant — descendant, ante [ desɑ̃dɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. et n. • v. 1260; de descendre 1 ♦ Qui descend, est issu d un ancêtre. Ligne descendante (opposé à ascendante) . N. Personne qui est issue d un ancêtre. ⇒ enfant, petits enfants; neveu; descendance. « Ces… …

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  • 4 descendant — descendant, ante 1. (dè san dan, dan t ) adj. 1°   Qui descend, qui va en bas. •   Serait ce abuser de la permission de conjecturer que de supposer qu il y a aussi un suc descendant ou dont la direction est en sens opposé ?, BONNET Consid. corps… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 5 descendant — Descendant, [descend]ante. adj. Qui descend. On divise les douze signes du Zodiaque en signes ascendants & signes descendants. il y a au ciel des signes ascendants & des signes descendants. Il sign. fig. Qui est issu, qui tire son origine d une… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 6 Descendant — or Descendent may refer to: Lineal descendant, a blood relative in the direct line of descent Collateral descendant, a relative descended from a brother or sister of an ancestor Descendant (astrology), the point directly opposite from the… …

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  • 7 Descendant — De*scend ant, n. One who descends, as offspring, however remotely; correlative to ancestor or ascendant. [1913 Webster] Our first parents and their descendants. Hale. [1913 Webster] The descendant of so many kings and emperors. Burke. [1913… …

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  • 8 Descendants of James VI and I — James VI and I (June 19, 1566 – March 27, 1625) was, from 1567, King of Scots and, from 1603, King of England and Ireland, being the first monarch of the House of Stuart to rule all three countries. Although he had only two children who had… …

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  • 9 Descendants of Louis XIV of France — Louis XIV of France The descendants of Louis XIV of France, Bourbon monarch of the Kingdom of France, are numerous. Although only three of his children by his wife Maria Theresa of Spain survived past infancy, Louis had many illegitimate children …

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  • 10 Descendants of Henry IV of France — King Henry IV of France Henry IV of France was the first Bourbon king of France. Formerly known as Henri of Navarre, he succeeded to the French throne with the extinction of House of Valois, at the death of Henry III of France. In 1584, Prince… …

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  • 11 Descendants of Henry II of France and Catherine de' Medici — The Praying figures of Henry II of France and his wife, Catherine De Medici, Funerary Monument, created by Francesco Primaticcio who appointed Germain Pilon as sculptor, commissionned by Catherine de Medici at the death of Henry II, completed in… …

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  • 12 Descendants of James II of England — James II and VII. The descendants of James II of England, Stuart monarch of the Kingdom of England, Kingdom of Scotland and Kingdom of Ireland, are numerous. His last descendant in the legitimate line, Henry Benedict Stuart, died in 1807, but… …

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  • 13 Descendants of Philippe I, Duke of Orléans — Philippe of France, Duke of Orléans Philippe de France, Duke of Orléans was the brother of Louis XIV of France and the younger son of Louis XIII of France and Anne of Austria. A Bourbon himself, he founded the third line of Dukes of Orléans… …

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  • 14 Descendants of Charles II of England — Charles II. The descendants of Charles II of England, Stuart monarch of the Kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland and claimant to the Kingdom of France, are numerous; lines from his many illegitimate children exist to this day. Although… …

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  • 15 Descendants de Noé — Table des peuples Carte en T symbolisant le monde connu à travers une croix inscrite dans un cercle. Elle représente la géographie conformément à l iconographie chrétienne et identifie les trois continents connus aux descendants de Sem, Ham et… …

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  • 16 descendant — [[t]dɪse̱ndənt[/t]] descendants 1) N COUNT: usu pl, usu with poss Someone s descendants are the people in later generations who are related to them. They are descendants of the original English and Scottish settlers. ...Lord Cochrane and his… …

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  • 17 descendant — de|scen|dant [dıˈsendənt] n 1.) someone who is related to a person who lived a long time ago, or to a family, group of people etc that existed in the past →↑ancestor sb s descendants/the descendants of sb ▪ The coastal areas were occupied by the… …

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  • 18 Descendants of Charles III of Spain — Charles as King of Spain 1761. The descendants of Charles III of Spain, the third surviving son of the first Bourbon King of Spain are many. Growing up in Madrid till he was 16, he was sent to the Italian Sovereign Duchy of Parma and Piacenza… …

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  • 19 Descendants of Adam and Eve — Adam (Hebrew: אָדָם‎, ʼĀḏām, dust; man; mankind ; Arabic: آدم‎, ʼĀdam) and Eve (Hebrew: חַוָּה‎, Ḥawwā, living one ; Arabic: حواء‎, Ḥawwāʼ) were, according to the Book of Genesis of the Bible, the first man and woman created b …

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  • 20 DESCENDANT, ANTE — adj. Qui descend. La marée descendante. En termes militaires, Garde descendante, Celle qu’on relève, par opposition à Celle qu’on place dans un poste et qui est appelée Garde montante. En termes de Musique, Gamme descendante, La suite des tons de …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)