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grandmother

noun [C]     /ˈɡræn.mʌð.ər/ /ˈɡræm-/ US  // (informal grandma, granny, gran)
A2 the mother of a person's father or mother: Both my grandmothers were from Scotland. [as form of address] formal or old-fashioned Sit down here, Grandmother, and rest.Family relations in general
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