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maternal grandmother

Definitions

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  • n. The mother of one's mother.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Fortunately, her maternal grandmother left her some money, so she was able to have orthodontal work and esthetic surgery.

    The Cat Who Moved A Mountain

  • He would be called “Billy” because his maternal grandmother used to pick him up and say “Bellissimo,” and a shortened version stuck.

    The Greatest Game

  • Both parents dying in his infancy, Keon was left to the care of his maternal grandmother and, later, to that of his uncle, Francis Philip, Count Magawly.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • Hawthorne's maternal grandmother was Miriam Lord, of Ipswich, and his paternal grandmother was Rachel Phelps, of Salem.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • My maternal grandmother was free born, while her husband, Perry Lilly, was a slave.

    Unwritten History

  • Amanda had made a transatlantic crossing when she was just Alexandras age, and my paternal grandparents and maternal grandmother had come to America by ship, so there was what might be called a family tradition of a little time at sea.

    The Italian Summer

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