Definition of Great-niece

1. Noun. A daughter of your niece or nephew.

Exact synonyms: Grandniece
Generic synonyms: Niece

Definition of Great-niece

1. Noun. granddaughter of one’s sibling or sibling's spouse, daughter of one’s nephew or niece, one's sibling's child's female child ¹

2. Noun. one’s son’s or daughter's niece ¹

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Literary usage of Great-niece

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1. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1908)
"By his great-niece, Lady Louisa Stuart. Printed for private circulation. London, 1863. 2. Gleanings from an old Portfolio containing some correspondence ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1908)
"LADY LOUISA STUART. 1. Some account of John, Duke of Argyll, and his Family. By his great-niece, Lady Louisa Stuart. Printed for private circulation. ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"(3) One great-niece, Mary O. Davis, and two great-nephews, John D. Delk and Thomas E. Delk. The latter two are the children of "Buggy" Delk, ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1826)
"To his great niece Sophia, wife of the Hon. Wm. Jervis, 500i. To Thomas- Barrington Tristram, ... He gives to his great niece Jane, wife of the Rev. ..."

5. A Treatise on Wills by Thomas Jarman, Leopold George Gordon Robbins, Melville Madison Bigelow (1893)
"Bryer: " There the testator spoke of a person as his niece who in fact was great-niece, but he did not show that he knew her to be the child of a nephew or ..."

6. Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century.: Consisting by John Nichols (1828)
"To his great niece Sophia, wife of the Honourable William Jems, ,£7>oo. ... To his great niece Louisa Cook, daughter of his niece Louisa Cook hy her present ..."

7. The History of the Hebrew Nation and Its Literature: With an Appendix on the by Samuel Sharpe (1890)
"It was near the end of Jehu's reign that Dido, the great niece of queen Jezebel, whom Jehu had slain, fled from Tyre, and put herself at the head of a body ..."

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