Definition of ancestry noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

ancestry

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈænsɛstri//
 
[countable, usually singular, uncountable](pl. ancestries)
 
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the family or the race of people that you come from to have Italian ancestry He was able to trace his ancestry back over 1,000 years.
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