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family

n. 1) husband, wife and children. 2) all blood relations. 3) all who live in the same household including servants and relatives, with some person or persons directing this economic and social unit.

family

(Common ancestry), noun ancestry, birth, blood connection, clan, common extraction, common forebears, common lineage, common parentage, consanguinity, descent, dynasty, ethnic group, ethnicity, filiation, folk, genealogy, house, kin, kindred, kinsmen, line, line of ancestors, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, people, same line of descent, same strain, sept, stirps, stock, strain, tribe

family

(Household), noun brood, domestic circle, dooestic establishment, familia, family unit, home circle, issue, offspring, progeny
Associated concepts: adoption, curtesy, dependent, domestic relation, dower, Family Court, family law, family purpose doccrine, head of household, heirs, next of kin, surviving spouse
See also: ancestry, bloodline, derivation, descendant, domestic, house, household, issue, kindred, kinship, lineage, next of kin, origin, parentage, paternal, posterity, progeny, race, relative, succession
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My great-grandmother went up to her and the mother said, 'She is very, very hungry and I have no more milk'.
These are the small results of an extraordinary journey that taught me not only who the whites were, but also a great deal about the lives of my great-grandmother and other African Americans the Campbells either owned or employed after the war.
Today, on my mother's ninety-second birthday, she tells me something I never knew: my great-grandmother, after whom I am named, was a writer.
AFTER: great-grandmother Mary Richardson was left for dead; BEFORE: Mary has liver cancer
My great-grandmother was a Sicilian immigrant who took care of her grandchildren so her children could find work during the Depression.
Two sprightly great-grandmothers climbed their way into the record books by becoming the oldest people in the world to abseil.
Roy (Cheryl) and Carol (Jim) Hailmann; beloved grandmother of Carla (Lorn) Duschen, Scott (Sherry), Julie (Ron) Staiger, Stacy (Benjamin) Fritchen, Lisa (Damien) Galvin, Richard, Ryan (Carrie) and Michael Hailmann; fond great-grandmother of 12; dear great-great-grandmother of 2; cherished sister of Alice Wochnick, wonderful friend to many.
Beloved wife of the late Thomas Owen (Owie), dear mother of John, fond step mother and a dearly loved grandmother and great-grandmother.
A GREAT-GRANDMOTHER who decided to try skydiving for the first time aged 89 has described the jump as "a chance of a lifetime".
THERE'S clearly something in the genes as one Coventry great-grandmother celebrated her 100th birthday.
New York, May 13 ( ANI ): Carolyn Meiselbach, a 79-year-old great-grandmother from Brooklyn, disobeyed her doctors' orders to skydive 13,500 feet out of an airplane in New York.