granduncle granduncle  /ˈɡræn ˈdəŋ kəl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an uncle of your father or mother

Usage(s):

  1. Britain's Prince Charles was there with his granduncle, Lord Mountbatten, the last viceroy of India.
  2. Two-thirds of the new Assistant Secretary's name come from his great-granduncle, an immensely wealthy Cincinnatian named Wayne Chatfield.
  3. I should tell her about my brother, her granduncle, who last month upped and got married for the first time to a schoolteacher from Beijing.

News

  • Upland gets historic donation

    ? UPLAND — Council received a donation of two eighth-grade diplomas from the 1920s issued by the Upland Grammar School. The documents were given by Karen Dauber, Emily Hall, and her son, John, all of whom trace their heritage to the borough. The sheepskins recorded the passage from lower to upper school for John’s great-grandfather, John C. Hall, and great-granduncle, William J. Hall.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Delaware County Daily Times

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