- a daughter of one's nephew or niece.
Origin of grandniece
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Mother said you were up on the Bay then at your grandniece's—pretty girl.Flamsted quarries
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He married a grandniece of George Washington, and died in Tallahassee in 1847.
The grandniece of the Confessor became the reformer of the Scottish Church, and the redresser of its abuses.The Archaeology and Prehistoric Annals of Scotland
Being the Dean's grandniece, she considered herself unconsciously a privileged person.Kit of Greenacre Farm
My grandniece had to give up her job so she could stay home and take care of me.Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2
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- another name for great-niece
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