Heritage

Heritage

[her-i-tij]
Heritage refers to something which is inherited from one's ancestors. It has several different senses, including:

  • Cultural heritage, a nation's historic monuments, museum collections, etc.
  • Natural heritage, a nation's fauna and flora, natural resources, and landscape
  • Tradition, customs and practices inherited from ancestors
  • Virtual Heritage, an ICT work dealing with cultural heritage
  • Inheritance of physical goods after the death of an individual
  • Biological inheritance of physical characteristics
  • Birthright, something inherited due to the place, time, or circumstances of someone's birth
  • Industrial Heritage, the monuments from the industrial culture
  • Transportation: it used in the context of light rail urban train operation. It pertains to slow-speed operation of trains that use vintage (pre-1970) streetcars.

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