great-nephew great-nephew

Definition(s):

  • (n) a son of your niece or nephew

Usage(s):

  1. Plump Chung professes to be a great-nephew of Manchukuo's Premier General Chang Ching-hui.
  2. The 38-year-old Memphis native is a graduate of the Citadel and the great-nephew of Johnny Cash.
  3. John Thornton Washington, 83, longtime California and Nevada newsman, great-great-nephew of George Washington; on George Washington's Birthday; in San Francisco.

News

  • Irish roots sensation: Is this Annie Moore arriving at Ellis Island?

    Is this the real Annie Moore? Irish teenager Annie Moore was the first person to arrive at Ellis Island when it opened on January 1, 1892. This picture was found by Annie's great-nephew, Michael Shulman, at the National Park library at Ellis Island.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Irish Central

Quotes

  • "The fact that he's a great-nephew is hurtful because he's someone I watched grow up and knew very, very well as an outstanding student in high school," Goode told the Philadelphia Daily News. "He was just a very fine young man with good...
    on Jan 15, 2008 By: W Wilson Goode Source: PennLive.com

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