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legacy
(n)
LEG-ǝ-see
Meaning

a gift made by a will; money or some other thing that a person leaves to someone after his death by mentioning it in his will

1st Sample Sentence

My uncle left me a large legacy in his will, and it was this that enabled me to pay for my university education.

Root

legare (to depute, send) (Latin)

Mnemonics

(sounds like legally) gift obtained legally

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