cousin sister

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cousin sister (plural cousin sisters)

  1. (Bangladesh, India, Pakistan) A female first cousin.
    • 2006, Nicola Mooney, " Aspiration, reunification and gender transformation in Jat Sikh marriages from India to Canada," Global Networks, vol. 6, no. 4, p. 394:
      Late in 1997 the entire family returned to India to arrange the marriages of Nimrat's brothers and cousin-sister.
    • 2007, Kurulu Kariyakarawana and Yohan Perera, "Ministry secretary, three others killed in road accident," Daily Mirror e-edition (Sri Lanka), 2 July, p. 1:
      Welfare Ministry Secretary Upali Dahanayake, his elderly father, daughter, and a cousin sister died on the spot in a tragic accident in Mahiyangana yesterday.

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