descendant in a sentence

We want to leave our descendants a clean and green earth.

In their legends, the people of Vietnam claim to be the descendants of a dragon.

Most of the people of Iceland are descendants of settlers from the Scandinavian countries.

The Gypsy people are believed to be the descendants of migrants from India in the 15th century.

When Columbus landed on the coast of Honduras, he encountered the descendants of the great Mayan civilization.

There is a Danish proverb which states that it is unworthy offspring that brag the most about their worthy descendants.

According to science, our planet’s non-African populations are all the descendants of a small group who wandered out of Africa around 60,000 years ago.

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In Chinese culture, it is believed that people become ghosts if all their descendants die out, if they die without children, or if they die without a proper funeral.

Franklin Thomas once said that one day our descendants will think it incredible that we paid so much attention to things like the amount of melanin in our skin or the shape of our eyes or our gender instead of the unique identities of each of us as complex human beings.

Around 10% of Sri Lankans are ethnic Moors, descendants of Arab traders.

Nor will DNA analysis be much help, for there are no known descendants of Cervantes.

Every person living today is the descendant of thousands of generations of survivors.

However, ethnic minority immigrants and their descendants do not fare well in French society.

Where were the ethnic descendants of the South Americans liberated by Bolivar-besides myself?

Many of the people who lived there and their descendants had another phrase for the facilities.

In lieu of flowers, please honor its memory by joining its descendants on an exciting new path.

New immigrants and their descendants accounted for 55 percent — or 72 million — of this growth.

Their descendants the Dúnedain of Gondor and Arnor continued to speak Sindarin in the Third Age .