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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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This will make the royal baby, who will be known as the Prince or Princess of Cambridge, a 23rd cousin twice-removed to Beyonce's daughter Blue Ivy Carter.
The current rebbe is that son-in-law's sonmy first cousin twice-removed, if I calculate correctlyand he lives in Kiryat Ata, Israel, near Haifa, and has hundreds of followers in his congregation there.
By contrast, for many in an American audience, this is a film that presents a twice-removed perspective that will likely frustrate or confuse.