great-grandparents

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And to think, too, that their great-grandparents might have come here when I did.

Also that they are certainly improvements over their great-grandparents.

They wondered what their great-grandparents would have thought of aeronautics.

John and Anne were the great-grandparents of that most famous Washington—George.

I ought to have begun this great work with his great-grandparents.

Now, when cousins marry, the great-grandparents of the offspring are reduced to six.

My great-grandparents were cousins; he was a German and she was a Dane.

My grandparents—or my great-grandparents, I forget which—once lived close to the Battery.

This double parentage gives the child four grandparents instead of two, and eight great-grandparents instead of four.

They said that their grandparents and great-grandparents had known of him, though very few persons had ever seen him.

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