Sentence Examples


  • She died on the 31st of December 1705, bequeathing her great wealth, the result of long hoarding, after the payment of divers charitable legacies, to King Pedro; and was buried with great ceremony and splendour at Belem.
  • Legacies are simple to put into effect by adding a codicil or making a revision to your will.
  • The legacies of European colonialism still resonate throughout the developing world.
  • Pecuniary legacies tend to be paid by the executors (the people administering the will) within a few months of the death.
  • The land mines could prove to be some of the most lasting legacies of this terrible tragedy.

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