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great-grandmother

Definitions

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

  • noun The mother of one's grandfather or grandmother.

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  • noun The mother of one's grandparent.

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

  • noun a mother of your grandparent

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Examples

  • The castle has provided the inspiration and setting for the television series Downton Abbey and, following the show's popularity, Lady Carnarvon has written Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey: The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle, a book about the history of the castle during the First World War and her husband's great-grandmother, which is out now £10, Hodder.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • VoVo the Portuguese name my family affectionately called my great-grandmother was bedridden and receiving hospice care in the comfort of my grandparents’ home.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living Catholic Faith

  • VoVo the Portuguese name my family affectionately called my great-grandmother was bedridden and receiving hospice care in the comfort of my grandparents’ home.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living Catholic Faith

  • Referring to the wheel key in Gramma Marie’s papers—and checking it once, twice, three times—Corey slowly wrote down the first letter of Papa Legba’s word, the word his great-grandmother had uttered in a rage in 1929: M.

    The Good House

  • After a prosecution estimated to have cost taxpayers £20,0000, Joan Higgins, 66, a great-grandmother who has never been in trouble before, has been forced to wear a tag on her ankle like common criminal and given a seven-week curfew.

    Where are fish more important than babies? « Anglican Samizdat

  • This person is usually the person to whom the book is dedicated; my great-grandmother in

    Joanne Harris discusses Gentlemen & Players and her work in general.

  • She was able to convince her husband and a few others, including my great-grandmother, and they got to the first lifeboat while everyone else was trying to ride out the storm.

    At Hidden Falls

  • Wanting to know more about her grandmother's family and the details of what happened to her great-grandmother in the Holocaust, Lisa flew to Minsk, Belarus, to meet with historian Tamara Vershitskaya, an expert on the Holocaust in Belarus.

    Megan Smolenyak: Lisa Kudrow: Who Do You Think You Are?

  • “Oh, yes,” I said, trying to show him how many cigarette smokers I knew: my mother, my grandmother, my great-grandmother.

    The Adults

  • His great-grandmother was buried at a site designated as dump for mine tailings.

    Australia leases out mineral-rich land as China's hunger for resources grows

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