Definition of Family line
1. Noun. People descended from a common ancestor. "His family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"
Specialized synonyms: People, Homefolk, House, Dynasty, Gens, Name
Generic synonyms: Ancestry, Blood, Blood Line, Bloodline, Descent, Line, Line Of Descent, Lineage, Origin, Parentage, Pedigree, Stemma, Stock
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Line
Literary usage of Family line
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sunrise in the Sunrise Kingdom by John Hyde De Forest (1904)
"She must remain at home in order that her future children may keep up that family line. The legal marriage is consummated when the young man's name is ..."
2. The Khedive's Egypt: Or, The Old House of Bondage Under New Masters by Edwin De Leon (1877)
"... Pacha—His treatment of his people—The new " house of bondage " under him—His closing tragedy—A dead man's drive—His son El-Hami—A fated family line. ..."