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leg•a•cy



Pronunciation: (leg'u-sē), [key]
n.,
pl. -cies.

1. Law.a gift of property, esp. personal property, as money, by will; a bequest.
2. anything handed down from the past, as from an ancestor or predecessor: the legacy of ancient Rome.
3. Obs.the office, function, or commission of a legate.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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