grand·​daugh·​ter | \ ˈgran(d)-ˌdȯ-tər How to pronounce granddaughter (audio) \

Definition of granddaughter

: the daughter of one's son or daughter

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But the Broncos had a chip to play: Munchak’s daughter and granddaughter live in the Denver area. Ryan O’halloran, The Denver Post, "Arrival of Mike Munchak gives Broncos offensive line “creative, true teacher”," 4 Sep. 2019 In May, the network flew three family members from Cecil’s — owner Sheila Leventhal, her daughter Becca Kvasnik and granddaughter Evana — to California to tape the show. Nancy Ngo, Twin Cities, "Cecil’s Deli to be featured in first episode of new Food Network show," 16 Aug. 2019 Born in Georgia and raised in Westminster, S.C. – Todd and his wife of nearly 20 years, Julie, raise their five children, and one granddaughter, in the suburbs of Atlanta., "Reality show star indicted on tax evasion, wire fraud, other charges," 13 Aug. 2019 His other daughter and granddaughter who live in Venezuela were not able to make the trip to South Florida. Kari Barnett,, "Famed architect celebrates 105th birthday surrounded by family - and his favorite red wine," 15 July 2019 Winthrop is survived by her daughter, Erika Lenkert, and granddaughter, Viva Wertz. Aidin Vaziri,, "Faith Winthrop, jazz singer who founded Glide community choir, dies at 87," 10 July 2019 He was predeceased by his son Mark Patrick and is survived by Ginger, his wife of 51 years, their daughter Andrea, and granddaughter Lena, his sister Katherine (Jim) Kunath and several nieces and nephews., "Deaths in Central Florida: 7/10," 9 July 2019 Queen Elizabeth II has handed down her patronage of the Royal Photographic Society to Kate Middleton, her granddaughter-in-law. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Queen Passes Down an Important Patronage to Kate Middleton," 25 June 2019 See her walk in to the dinner here: In April, on William and Kate's eighth wedding anniversary, the British monarch made her granddaughter-in-law a Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "The Blue Sash Worn by Members of the Royal Family at Tonight's State Dinner Has a Special Significance," 3 June 2019

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1608, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of granddaughter

: a daughter of your son or daughter


grand·​daugh·​ter | \ ˈgran-ˌdȯ-tər How to pronounce granddaughter (audio) \

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: a daughter of a person's son or daughter

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