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
We need to see these girls as daughters, sisters, nieces, and friends.
Even then she had to climb on to its roof with dozens of children, nieces and nephews to escape the surging flood.Typhoon Haiyan: The Philippine Village that Lost Its Men | The Telegraph | November 17, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
I am fortunate to be very close to my nieces and nephews and to experience a form of grandparenting with their children.
I love my nieces and nephews, but find playing their games tedious and I don't want that for myself.
We love our nieces and nephews and we both enjoy spending time with them and spoiling them.
He was living there in modest retirement with his mother and his two good-looking young nieces, who served us at table.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
But she did not understand or care for children, and the charge of her nieces and nephew she only accepted as a duty.
Yet this sounds too severe on Miss Mildmay, who in her own undemonstrative way did love her nephew and nieces.
Mind that none of my nephews or nieces expend any fraction of their guineas on presents for me.A Thin Ghost and Others | M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
Miss Mildmay sent it on by a special messenger, knowing how anxious her nieces would be to get their letters.
British Dictionary definitions for niece
a daughter of one's sister or brother
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