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Forefather

Fore´fa`ther
n.1.One who precedes another in the line of genealogy in any degree, but usually in a remote degree; an ancestor.
Forefathers' Day
the anniversary of the day (December 21) on which the Pilgrim Fathers landed at Plymouth, Massachusetts (1620). On account of a mistake in reckoning the change from Old Style to New Style, it has generally been celebrated on the 22d.
Noun1.forefather - the founder of a family; "keep the faith of our forefathers"
Synonyms: father, sire
2.forefather - person from an earlier time who contributed to the tradition shared by some group; "our forefathers brought forth a great nation"
predecessor
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