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- n. granddaughter of one’s sibling or sibling's spouse, daughter of one’s nephew or niece, one's sibling's child's female child
- n. one’s son’s or daughter's niece
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a daughter of one's niece or nephew.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a daughter of your niece or nephew
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Until her death she was often taken care of by her great-niece Mary C. Hollins, who received a standing ovation at her funeral.
Gandhi's pejorative reference to nakedness is ironic considering that, as Mr. Lelyveld details, when he was in his 70s and close to leading India to independence, he encouraged his 17-year-old great-niece, Manu, to be naked during her "nightly cuddles" with him.
Young said Winn was one of two known people left in the United States whose parents both were almost certainly born into slavery because documents show they were born before the end of the Civil War, though her great-niece Mary C. Hollins says Winn never acknowledged that.
I picked up the trail of his family -- not easy back in the dark ages of 2005 before certain handy databases existed -- and found a good-natured great-niece who obligingly swabbed for history's sake.
I am entranced by my four year old great-niece, Sophia, who insists on walking ahead of me wherever we go, "Because I'm the leader, Aunt Ang."
"When I asked her how old she was, she knew she was 113 but thought she was young," Mary C. Hollins, Winn's great-niece, said in an Associated Press article.
Sahgal was born in Bombay and is the daughter of novelist Nayantara Sahgal and great-niece of former Indian prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
It seemed too terrible that they would end up merely as family heirlooms, that her sisters and I would be telling some great-niece how talented her great-aunt Beverly had been and bringing out an old photocopy.
Biographical Information: A native of San Francisco, Elise Stern Haas was the great-niece of Levi Strauss and a daughter, and mother of different chairmen of the Levi Strauss and Company.
(I'm giving my great-niece a haiku with a copy of The Synonym Finder as a high school graduation gift -- appropriate for a family of wordsmiths and an incoming university freshman.) 5.