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Noun: heritage  he-ri-tij
  1. Practices that are handed down from the past by tradition
    "a heritage of freedom"
     
  2. Any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors
    "the world's heritage of knowledge";
    - inheritance
     
  3. (law) that which is inherited; a title, property or estate that passes by law to the heir on the death of the owner
    - inheritance
     
  4. Hereditary succession to a title or an office or property
    - inheritance

Derived forms: heritages

Type of: acquisition, attribute, practice, transferred possession, transferred property

Encyclopedia: Heritage, Fort Worth, Texas