Definition of heritage noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

heritage

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈhɛrət̮ɪdʒ//
 
[usually singular]
 
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the history, traditions, and qualities that a country or society has had for many years and that are considered an important part of its character Spain's rich cultural heritage The building is part of our national heritage.
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