grandnephew

noun
grand·​neph·​ew | \ ˈgran(d)-ˈnef-(ˌ)yü How to pronounce grandnephew (audio) , chiefly British -ˈnev-\

Definition of grandnephew

: a grandson of one's brother or sister

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The reading is being produced by Susan Disney Lord, Abigail Disney, and Timothy Disney, the grandchildren of Roy Disney and grandnieces and grandnephew of Walt Disney. Chris Morris, Fortune, "Hollywood Stars to Perform Live Reading of Mueller Report. Here's How to Watch," 24 June 2019 She is survived by her nephews and niece. John Kivney and his wife Norma of West Hartford, James Kivney and his wife Laurie of Marlborough, Marline Griffith and her husband Bernie of Stafford; and many grandnephews and a grandniece. courant.com, "Mary Agnes Kivney," 23 June 2019 Through his father, Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, Philip is the grandnephew of Alexandra Romanov, Nicholas II's wife, and the last Tsarina of Russia. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "The Romanovs' Relationship with the British Royal Family Is Explored in an Exhibit at Buckingham Palace," 9 Nov. 2018 Through his father, Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, Philip is the grandnephew of Alexandra Romanov, Nicholas II's wife, and the last Tsarina of Russia. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "The Romanovs' Relationship with the British Royal Family Is Explored in an Exhibit at Buckingham Palace," 9 Nov. 2018 Through his father, Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, Philip is the grandnephew of Alexandra Romanov, Nicholas II's wife, and the last Tsarina of Russia. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "The Romanovs' Relationship with the British Royal Family Is Explored in an Exhibit at Buckingham Palace," 9 Nov. 2018 Timbo's father is Timothy Shriver, son of Eunice and Sargent Shriver and brother of Maria Shriver, which makes the infant JFK and RFK's great-grandnephew. Elizabeth Angell, Town & Country, "JFK's Great-Grandnephew Was Just Baptized in Hyannisport This Weekend," 21 Aug. 2018 Through his father, Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, Philip is the grandnephew of Alexandra Romanov, Nicholas II's wife, and the last Tsarina of Russia. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "How Prince Harry Is Related to the Romanovs, the Last Russian Tsars," 16 July 2018 Christine is survived by two brothers Bruce Laird and his wife Catherine of Port Washington N.Y.; and Peter Laird and his wife Jeannine of western Massachusetts; a niece Emily; a nephew Benjamin and his wife Kelly; and a grandnephew Ian. Hartford Courant, courant.com, "Christine A. Laird," 31 Mar. 2018

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1596, in the meaning defined above

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