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great-grandniece

[greyt-gran-nees, -grand-] /ˌgreɪtˈgrænˌnis, -ˈgrænd-/
noun
1.
a granddaughter of one's nephew or niece.
Origin of great-grandniece
1795-1805
First recorded in 1795-1805
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  • Perhaps I could persuade them that the great-grandniece of Cassius Cato would be a deserving object of their consideration.

    Kit of Greenacre Farm

    Izola Forrester
  • He could not offer to do so till he came back from his great-grandniece Constance's wedding at Cowcester.

    A Likely Story William De Morgan
  • A few days ago a great-grandniece was sent to me, a child under ten years old, that has no other relative.

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