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legacy (s) (noun), legacies (pl)
1. Money or property that is left to someone or others in a will: Mark Jones left his entire art collection as a legacy to the his local art museum.
2. Something handed down from an ancestor or a predecessor or from the past: In some places, people have received a legacy of religious freedom.

The Ionic style of architecture that exists in some places is a legacy that has been inherited from ancient Greece.

Something that comes from an ancestor or from the past.
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