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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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Earlier, the singer's PR Connie Filippello insisted there was little truth in the claims - and said George hadn't spoken to his second cousin Andros Georgiou, who lives in Los Angeles, for 17 years.
Speaking ahead of today's interment ceremony at Leicester Cathedral, he said: "Benedict is Richard III's second cousin, 16 removed.
Today, his son, Gaston Azcarraga Andrade, a second cousin to Televisa CEO Emilio Azcarraga Jean, directs the largest hotel chain in the country, Grupo Posadas.
"He's her grandmother's second cousin, so it's a distant relation.
A CEO's second cousin just may have as much to contribute as a totally disconnected academic or the head of a nonprofit in a distant city.
The Gifu District Court found Mieko Tanahashi, 66, guilty of asking gangsters to kill her estranged husband Junichi for 18 million yen through her second cousin, Yuhachi Tanahashi, 67.
When their grandfather's will says that Katherine Drew, just 16, and her older second cousin Alexis Drew must marry and remain married for seven years or lose their considerable inheritance, they do so, agreeing that they will divorce at the end of that time.
The body of Hillel Lieberman, 36, the son of a New York rabbi and a second cousin of Connecticut Senator Joseph Lieberman, who is the Democratic candidate for vice president in the US presidential elections, is found in a gully near Nablus.
A former Northern Ireland schoolteacher claimed yesterday that he was the grandson of murdered Russian Tsar Nicholas II and second cousin to the Queen.
In order to claim that this Lorenzo commissioned the work he has to dispose of the theory that it was his second cousin, Lorenzo di Pierfrancesco.
"If we hear that someone's sister-in-law's second cousin is a physiotherapist who might not be working, we'll go talk to him," Fjeldsted says.
Windsor is Prince Harry's ( second cousin .

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