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extended family


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A family group that consists of parents, children, and other close relatives, often living in close proximity.
  • n. A group of relatives, such as those of three generations, who live in close geographic proximity rather than under the same roof.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a family consisting of parents and children, along with either grandparents, grandchildren, aunts or uncles, cousins etc

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a family consisting of the nuclear family and their blood relatives


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