Agnate sentence example

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  • There were tribes where the basis of kinship was agnate, but these were the exceptions.
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  • One close agnate of K lineage was living in Ankara with an Ankara wife.
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  • The grand duchy, being hereditary only in the male line, passed to the nearest agnate, the duke of Nassau.
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  • The title of the sovereign is king of Bavaria, that of his presumptive heir is crown-prince of Bavaria, and during the minority or incapacity of the sovereign a regency is declared, which is vested in the nearest male agnate capable of ascending the throne.
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