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great-aunt

or great aunt (grāt′ănt′, -änt′)
n.
A sister or sister-in-law of one's grandparent. Also called grandaunt.
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great-aunt

or

grandaunt

n
an aunt of one's father or mother; sister of one's grandfather or grandmother
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grand•aunt

(ˈgrændˌænt, -ˌɑnt)

n.
an aunt of one's father or mother; great-aunt.
[1820–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.great-aunt - an aunt of your father or mother
aunt, auntie, aunty - the sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle
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Translations

great-aunt

[ˈgreɪtˈɑːnt] Ntía f abuela
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great-aunt

[ˌgreɪtˈɑːnt] nprozia
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Catherine knew all this very well; her great aunt had read her a lecture on the subject only the Christmas before; and yet she lay awake ten minutes on Wednesday night debating between her spotted and her tamboured muslin, and nothing but the shortness of the time prevented her buying a new one for the evening.
She had a great aunt living in these very times called Lady Scadgers.
My mother wanted to make an officer of me; my father, a sub-deacon; my aunt, a councillor of inquests; my grandmother, prothonotary to the king; my great aunt, a treasurer of the short robe,--and I have made myself an outcast.
'Then on the mother's side, Lady Stiltstalking is his great aunt.'
That parrot one, I believe, is one of my great, great, great, great aunts. She looks rather like you, Mary--not as you look now but as you looked when you came here.
Hunt said: "I've got the fondest memories of going with my great aunt to the sweet shops in Aberdeen when I was seven years old.
Indianapolis, IN, August 13, 2019 --(PR.com)-- McCann believes that, "We are all base spirits, infused over time by people, experiences, and the places that intoxicate us the most." Her story is from her childhood days spent in Michigan's Upper Peninsula with various family members, but mostly, her Great Aunt Juddie.
Much loved mother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, granny and great aunt.
Jeremy Hunt took time out on his three-day campaign trip to Scotland for tea and cake with his great aunt in Aberdeen.
Jasmine lived in Wolverhampton with her great aunt and would also spend time at the home of her great-great grandmother on the occasions when her great aunt worked shifts.
Dearly loved wife of the late George, loving and devoted mother of Gail, a loving aunt, great aunt, great great aunt and a good friend to many.
Our dear aunt and great aunt. Lillian will lie in state Tuesday, April 30, from 10 AM until time of service at 11 AM at Saint Luke Lutheran Church, 410 S.