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- another term for great-niece
- ‘He is mourned by his sisters Mary and Nancy, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, relatives and neighbours and all who knew him.’
- ‘Deepest sympathy is extended to his brother, sisters, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, relatives and a wide circle of friends.’
- ‘Sympathy is extended to his nephews, nieces, grand-nieces, relatives and friends.’
- ‘Dido's beauty and charm melted the heart of Lindsay's uncle, Britain's most powerful and draconian judge, the first Earl of Mansfield, who adopted his grand-niece and treated her as the daughter he never had.’
- ‘I suggest my little grand-niece better keep her mouth shut, or she'll lose her privilege to a nice, cozy and cheap apartment.’
- ‘He's married to the king's grand-niece, I believe.’
- ‘Visiting Victoria in Canada to collect an honorary degree, Emile visits his niece and grand-niece and is forced to come to terms with his troubled past, hoping to seek redemption from a family he abandoned.’
- ‘Annie has been asked to take care of her grand-niece and grand-nephew for the summer because their parents are moving to London and need time to get themselves settled.’
- ‘Later he married Claudia Pulchra, the grand-niece of Augustus, and was able to acquire some political influence.’
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