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GENERA'TION, n. The act of begetting procreation, as of animals.

1. Production formation as the generation of sounds or of curves or equations.
2. A single succession in natural descent, as the children of the same parents hence, an age. Thus we say, the third, the fourth, or the tenth generation. Genesis 15:16 .
3. The people of the same period, or living at the same time.

O faithless and perverse generation. Luke 9 .

4. Genealogy a series of children or descendants from the same stock.

This is the book of the generations of Adam. Genesis 5

5. A family a race.
6. Progeny offspring.

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Entry for 'Generation'. King James Dictionary.

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