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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lin·e·age /ˈlɪniɪʤ ||ˈlɪnɪʤ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 lin·e·age /ˈlɪnɪɪʤ , ˈlɪnɪʤ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lin·e·age n.  Descent in a line from a common progenitor; progeny; race; descending line of offspring or ascending line of parentage.
 Both the lineage and the certain sire
 From which I sprung, from me are hidden yet.   --Spenser.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has
           been warriors" [syn: line, line of descent, descent,
            bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry,
            origin, parentage, stemma, stock]
      2: the kinship relation between an individual and the
         individual's progenitors [syn: descent, line of descent,
      3: the number of lines in a piece of printed material [syn: linage]
      4: a rate of payment for written material that is measured
         according to the number of lines submitted [syn: linage]
      5: inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
         [syn: ancestry, derivation, filiation]