Part of speech: noun

The daughter of a brother or a sister.

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Usage examples "niece":

  1. It was your, niece, I think, who found that Mrs. Armitage's door was locked- this door, in fact- on the day she lost her brooch? - "Martin Hewitt, Investigator", Arthur Morrison.
  2. She's Mervyn's niece right enough, on her mother's side. - "The Heath Hover Mystery", Bertram Mitford.
  3. " My niece is seldom satisfied," Mr. Sarsby said sharply. - "The Golden Web", Anthony Partridge.