a daughter of a person's brother or sister.
a daughter of a person's spouse's brother or sister.
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How to use niece in a sentence
He is said to have had many affairs, chief among them with Jean Gordon, his half-niece.The Price of Being a Patton: Wrestling With the Legacy of America’s Most Famous General | Tim Teeman | May 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He hugs his sister, Athelgra, hugs his daughter, Ernestine, hugs his niece Arthel.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou | John Ed Bradley | April 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Negron was dating Mayor Delle Donna's niece, Rita Perito, and their relationship allegedly turned physically abusive.Did Christie Go Easy on a Human Trafficker Just to Bust a Small-Time Pol? | Olivia Nuzzi | March 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
My ultimate aim is that by the time my niece is eight - she's three now - there won't be a risk of FGM.
I have a 13-year-old niece who is a Belieber (aka big fan of Justin).
One of her humours was to unite the son of her minister, with a niece of the widowed Queen of Saint Germain's.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
It was evident to the German doctor that his patron looked forward to his great-niece's visit with pleasure.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
Miss Barrington shook off her anger, and rising, laid a gentle hand on her niece's shoulder.Winston of the Prairie | Harold Bindloss
A niece is so safe—however good you are at statistics, you can't really prove anything.First Plays | A. A. Milne
(A little awkwardly) Darling one, I wonder if you'd mind—just at first—being introduced as my niece.First Plays | A. A. Milne
British Dictionary definitions for niece
a daughter of one's sister or brother
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