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  • n. the number seventeen

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  • adj. denoting a quantity consisting of one more than sixteen and one less than eighteen; -- representing the number seventeen as Arabic numerals.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. being one more than sixteen
  • n. the cardinal number that is the sum of sixteen and one

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  • When I was seventeen, it was a very good year. Frank Sinatra

    January 30, 2010

  • Well, she was just seventeen,
    You know what I mean,
    And the way she looked was way beyond compare,
    So how could I dance with another,
    oh when I saw her standing there.

    November 17, 2008

  • Seventeen has turned thirty-five
    Im surprised that were still livin
    if weve done any wrong
    I hope that were forgiven
    Got a few kids on my own
    And some days I still dont know
    What to do
    I hope that theyre not laughtin too
    Loud, when they hear me talkin like this to you

    Cherry Bomb by John Mellencamp

    November 17, 2008

  • I learned the truth at seventeen
    That love was meant for beauty queens
    And high school girls with clear skinned smiles
    Who married young and then retired

    November 14, 2008

  • Well, add lyrics here :-)

    November 14, 2008

  • I was thinking of the Janice Ian song.

    November 14, 2008

  • And it feels like
    I'm seventeen again
    Feels like I'm seventeen


    (17 again, by Eurythmics)

    November 14, 2008