from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A daughter of one's nephew or niece.
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- n. Granddaughter of one's sibling.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The granddaughter of one's brother or sister.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A daughter of one's nephew or niece: correlative to granduncle and grandaunt.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a daughter of your niece or nephew
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Mrs. Nicoll was delighted with what she termed her grandniece's good sense, and gave her a handsome set of rubies, beside having her diamonds reset for her.
The old couple made their innocent plans for the welcoming of the "grandniece," positive that a happy future was in store for both Ida May and themselves.
Mehta, the co-author of this book, is my wife -- and Dr. V's grandniece. 100% of the authors' proceeds are being gifted to Aravind's sight-restoring work.
I still make a point of being involved in the lives of children, and hope to read Shakespeare with the current group - a grandniece and nephew, and a friend's daughter - as soon as they're old enough.
Highlights included: a talk by and interview with Ray Kurzweil a personal favorite; Sarah Miller Caldicott, Thomas Edison's great grandniece; James Gleick, who's written books on amongst other fascinating subjects, Richard Feynman, Nobel Laureate in Physics; Susan Herman, President of the ACLU; and a crowd favorite, Marco Tempest, who put a smile on everybody's face.
The heroism of another victim, Fannie Lansner , is cherished by her grandniece, Erica Lansner , a photographer in New York.
"If you're having problems, they'll take your kids anytime they want," said Robert Wabasha, of the Santee Sioux Nation, whose granddaughter and grandniece both died after being adopted out of his family.
The granddaughter died at the hands of her adoptive father while a baby, and the grandniece recently drowned at age 5.
The person who best expressed appropriate ambivalence about this ironic twist of justice is Edith Southwell, Lea's grandniece.
Mr. Monda purchased the home for $15.5 million from Walt Disney's grandniece, Abigail Disney.