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Definition: inheritance, heritage

Ce patrimoine doit être divisé en trois - This inheritance has to be divided in three

Ils sont très fiers de leur patrimoine culturel - They are very proud of their cultural heritage

Related: le patrimoine immobilier - property, buildings; le patrimoine social - public housing; le patrimoine mondial de l'Unesco - Unesco World Heritage

les Journées du Patrimoine - annual "open house" of public buildings in France, including the Élysée Palace and ministries

la patrie - homeland; patrimonial (adj) - relating to an inheritance or heritage

(click the little graphic below to hear the Mot du jour pronounced)
Pronunciation: [pa tree mwahn]Audio Link
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