Recent Examples of grandparent from the Web
Altonji, whose grandparents on his father's side are Syrian Christians in the Melkite tradition, could have been a Catholic priest in that tradition, with the option of getting married.
Familial relationships that will not be considered close enough to merit entry into the U.S. are, but are not limited to, fiancés, grandparents, grandchildren, aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, cousins, and brothers and sisters-in-law.
In 1977 the Habibs moved to Dallas to join grandparents who had already settled there.
Owen will, of course, be there, along with his entourage — his mom and dad and paternal grandparents as well as an aunt who is flying in special for the event.
Trace Barnett learned how to cook from his grandparents.
The Fort Wayne, Indiana, woman abducted her children on Sept. 26 from their custodial grandparents' home, prompting authorities to issue an Amber Alert.
More than a dozen people stood in the driveway of Edwards’ and Blackwell’s grandparents Monday afternoon and joined hands for prayer.
From age 6, Jim Franz remembered listening to the Indianapolis 500 at his grandparents' Memorial Day parties.
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First Known Use of grandparent
GRANDPARENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of grandparent for English Language Learners
: a parent of your father or mother
GRANDPARENT Defined for Kids
Definition of grandparent for Students
: a parent of someone's father or mother
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