Definition of Family line

1. Noun. People descended from a common ancestor. "His family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Line

family business
family characteristics
family circle
family court
family dissidents
family doctor
family doctors
family group
family health
family historian
family history
family home evening
family leave
family line (current term)
family man
family medicine
family men
family name
family names
family of orientation
family of procreation
family physician
family planning policy
family practice
family practice physician
family predisposition
family relations

Literary usage of Family line

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sunrise in the Sunrise Kingdom by John Hyde De Forest (1904)
"She must remain at home in order that her future children may keep up that family line. The legal marriage is consummated when the young man's name is ..."

2. The Khedive's Egypt: Or, The Old House of Bondage Under New Masters by Edwin De Leon (1877)
"... Pacha—His treatment of his people—The new " house of bondage " under him—His closing tragedy—A dead man's drive—His son El-Hami—A fated family line. ..."

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