Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The sister of one's grandfather or grandmother: in the United States generally called great-aunt: correlative to grandnephew and grandniece.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The aunt of one's father or mother.

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  • noun US The aunt of one’s parent; a great-aunt.

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

  • noun an aunt of your father or mother

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Examples

  • It reminded me of my childhood in China – my grandaunt lived with us, my grandmother died in childbirth.

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  • And his children, Jahanara thought, could call the Empress their grandaunt.

    Shadow Princess

  • And his children, Jahanara thought, could call the Empress their grandaunt.

    Shadow Princess

  • By the time Princess Jahanara arrived at the dwelling of her grandaunt Mehrunnisa, Empress Nur Jahan, the cool winter night had flung its cloak over the city of Lahore and the village of Shahdara.

    Shadow Princess

  • By the time Princess Jahanara arrived at the dwelling of her grandaunt Mehrunnisa, Empress Nur Jahan, the cool winter night had flung its cloak over the city of Lahore and the village of Shahdara.

    Shadow Princess

  • By the time Princess Jahanara arrived at the dwelling of her grandaunt Mehrunnisa, Empress Nur Jahan, the cool winter night had flung its cloak over the city of Lahore and the village of Shahdara.

    Shadow Princess

  • And his children, Jahanara thought, could call the Empress their grandaunt.

    Shadow Princess

  • My great-grandaunt was named Pearl... not sure she would have liked this cake.

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  • We sipped on tea, browsed through old family photos that grandaunt brought us, watched some TV, took a short nap, chit-chatted before it's dinner time and we had to leave.

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  • Being very close to my two aunts and my grandaunt, she'd get invited to go on vacations with them, acting as a part-time babysitter during the many trips she've embarked on.

    teddy-risation™

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