Translation of patrimony in Spanish:


patrimonio, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpatrɪməni//ˈpætrəˌmoʊni/

nounPlural patrimonies


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    patrimonio masculine
    • The modern official formation of the Japanese canon of cultural patrimony dates back to the first cultural protection law of 1871.
    • According to the law of Abdera, whoever wasted his patrimony would be deprived of the rites of burial.
    • Several crumbling mansions also echo the misfortunes of wastrel sons who blew their patrimony on (as one local tells me), ‘fast women and slow horses’.
    • Thus, noble and even non-noble families incorporated great amounts of their patrimony into these entailed estates.