grandchildren grandchildren  /ˈɡræn ˌtʃɪld rən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a child of your son or daughter

Usage(s):

  1. She had seven children, 40 grandchildren, 75 great-grandchildren, 150 great-great-grandchildren, 220 great-great-great-grandchildren and 75 great-great-great-great-grandchildren.
  2. Juan Altamarino, 115, citizen of Cuba, leaving 72 sons and daughters, 41 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, 32 great-grand-grandchildren.
  3. The grandmothers whom we meet are guardians for their orphaned grandchildren.

News

  1. Community shares memories of Mattison Avenue Elementary School

    “For me, five of my grandchildren have attended [Mattison Avenue Elementary School] including one that still attends,” said Ambler Mayor Bud Wahl. “I just have great memories not only visiting there but doing programs. It was always a great relationship with the school administration and the borough.”
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The Ambler Gazette

  2. Californians raising grandchildren may not have enough money

    LOS ANGELES, June 24 (UPI) -- Older adults raising grandchildren may be among the most vulnerable in California due to the high cost of living and low levels of assistance, researchers say.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. Many Grandparents Who Care For Grandchildren Struggle To Make Ends Meet

    California — Grandparents who raise their grandchildren may be among the most economically vulnerable people in California – a new report reveals the state's high cost of living puts these older adults in a tough spot.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: KPBS San Diego

Quotes

  1. "She was the cornerstone of our family, and a woman of extraordinary accomplishment, strength and humility," Obama said in a statement released by his campaign. "She was proud of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and left this world...
    on Nov 3, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Bloomberg

  2. "Bobby Murcer was a born Yankee, a great guy, very well-liked and a true friend of mine," owner George Steinbrenner said. "I extend my deepest sympathies to his wife Kay, their children and grandchildren. I will really miss the guy."
    on Jul 12, 2008 By: George Steinbrenner Source: USA Today

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