Now, its descendent organizations are dedicated to advancing the 20th-century throwback notion of the primacy of the nation-state.
The context in which Pope Leo invoked his authority as descendent of the Apostle was in conversations with other bishops.
My mother was a descendent of Greek royalty, an intellectual grande dame who wore elegant shaded glasses.
I don't mind Slith so much, he's only a little anachronistic reptile, a descendent of happier days in dinosaurial dawndom.
The queen of one of the islands in the Victoria Nyanza is a descendent of them.
This Debon was one of the companions of Brute, the descendent of Aene'as.
"She contends that she is a descendent of the old Mexican kings," offered Kendric coolly.