Examples of niece in a Sentence
If he's my uncle, then I'm his niece.
Recent Examples of niece from the Web
Byrne was also the niece of Margaret Sanger; in 1916, Sanger and her sister, Ethel Byrne—Olive’s mother—had opened the United States’s first birth-control clinic.
His niece, Pam Thomas, received the ceremonial flag following the burial at Laurel Cemetery in Madisonville.
McCaffrey and her niece were transported to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
After Taran’s death in 2013, nephew Jason Novack and niece Allison Novack, founders of 1308 Productions, decided to host an award in her honor to recognize the most outstanding student in performing arts.
The niece of Lord Capulet (Anthony Head), Rosaline once led a privileged life of nobility.
The event, in advance of Memorial Day weekend, was emotional for Rebecca Czyz, the niece of militia member and Inupiat Eskimo sharpshooter Laura Beltz Wright, who was among just 23 women in the 6,400-member unit.
The event was an emotional time for Rebecca Czyz, the niece of militia member and Inupiat Eskimo sharpshooter Laura Beltz Wright, who was among just 23 women in the 6,400-member unit.
Both her sister and her niece are reportedly being treated for injuries at nearby hospitals.
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Origin and Etymology of niece
Middle English nece granddaughter, niece, from Anglo-French nece, niece, from Late Latin neptia, from Latin neptis; akin to Latin nepot-, nepos grandson, nephew — more at nephew
First Known Use: 14th century
NIECE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of niece for English Language Learners
: a daughter of your brother or sister
NIECE Defined for Kids
Definition of niece for Students
: a daughter of a person's brother or sister
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