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COUSIN, domest. rel. Cousins are kindred who are the issue of two brothers or two sisters, or of a brother and a sister. Those who descend from the brother or sister of the father of the person spoken of are called paternal cousins; maternal cousins are those who are descended from the brothers or sisters of the mother. Vide 2 Bro. C. C. 125; 1 Sim. & Stu. 301; 3 Russ. C. C. 140; 9 Sim. R. 386, 457.

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com Consanguineous marriages or parents who are related as cousins or second cousins is the prime cause of this disorder," Yahya Al Barashdi, a member of the Oman Association for the Hearing Impaired, told the Times of Oman.
Anyone found guilty of a terrorist crime, fighting for a jihadist organisation in Syria or any other country, attending a training camp for terrorists either inside or outside of this country will be subject to the following: He (she) will be deported along with all of his immediate relations, mother, father, siblings, wives, children as far as second cousins, to their country of origin.
It found that 1,130 (20 per cent) of Emiratis married their first cousins, 294 (five per cent) married their second cousins and 494 (seven per cent) married distant cousins.
Her second cousins Mari Prout and Janet Evans also joined her for the day.
He leaves two cousins, Doris Frankian of Worcester and Emily Roberts of Cranston, RI and many second cousins.
Teebi explained basic genetic principles and explored the concept of consanguinity, the scientific term for reproduction among couples who are second cousins or closer, or within an isolated population.
The new OFAC guidelines (1) Allow persons in the US to send remittances to "close relatives" in Cuba, including aunts, uncles, cousins, and second cousins (who are nationals of Cuba); (2) Removes limits on the amount and frequency of remittances.
Q WHAT is the relationship between second cousins and cousins once removed?