grand·​niece | \ ˈgran(d)-ˈnēs How to pronounce grandniece (audio) \

Definition of grandniece

: a granddaughter of one's brother or sister

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Recent Examples on the Web Many who work for Disney, as well as Walt Disney’s own grandniece, weren’t pleased. Angela Watercutter, Wired, 11 Mar. 2022 The victim was a grandniece of Eric Halliburton, founder of the transnational Halliburton oil company based in Houston. David Lyons,, 6 Dec. 2021 His survivors include his daughter; a brother, Danny Wayne Hamm; and a grandniece, Dwan Powell. Sam Roberts, New York Times, 29 Nov. 2021 And before him, like his 27-year-old grandniece, Dominique. Los Angeles Times, 13 Nov. 2021 At the second, the family laid to rest his 27-year-old grandniece, Dominique Moore, who was shot and killed on the streets of Watts last month. Nathan Solis, Los Angeles Times, 26 Oct. 2021 The founder’s grandniece, Frances Hashimoto, later took the reins of the business; the company is now owned by an investment firm that will continue to sell its sweets under the Mikawaya brand at retail stores nationwide. Jean Trinh, Los Angeles Times, 7 July 2021 Tina Wyatt, Harriet Tubman's great-great-great-grandniece and Ben Ross's great-great-great-great-granddaughter, said the discoveries have helped humanize them and gave her a deeper connection to her family. Mitchell Mccluskey And David Williams, CNN, 20 Apr. 2021 The only concession the comics have made to the passage of time is that Sharon is now Peggy's grandniece. Andrew A. Smith Tribune News Service, Star Tribune, 12 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of grandniece

1671, in the meaning defined above

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“Grandniece.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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