Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. coming next after the fifty-ninth in a series.

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  • adj. the ordinal number of sixty in counting order

Etymologies

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Examples

  • India deployed 627 medical troops from a support unit called the 60th Field Hospital for medical support during the Korean War.

    Korean Ballet in Delhi

  • BRIANNA KEILAR, CONGRESSIONAL CORRESPONDENT: And it seems that this idea does not have the votes because Senator Lieberman would have been the 60th, which is the crucial number in the Senate to pass anything, including health care reform.

    CNN Transcript Dec 15, 2009

  • President Mbeki says, "Today, the international community bows its head in respect and solemnly recalls the 60th anniversary of the tragic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Companies of the 60th were the army's orphans, tough and independent, proud of their solitary status.

    Sharpe's Enemy

  • I had heard some marvels consarning the spot from the soldiers of the 60th, which is my nat'ral corps like, and not the 55th, with which I have sojourned so much of late; but there are so many terrible liars in all rijiments that I hardly believed half they had told me.

    Pathfinder; or, the inland sea

  • This unit was also known as the 60th Regiment and was later called Young's

    Columnist: Stephen Miller

  • Olympia Snowe of Maine … and to the right of the rightmost Democrat in the Senate, Ben Nelson of Nebraska … Just as important, Brown stands to become the pivotal member of the Senate-that is, the 60th least liberal (equivalently, the 40th most conservative) - a distinction previously held by Nelson …

    Hot Air » Top Picks

  • "Today, the international community bows its head in respect and solemnly recalls the 60th anniversary of the tragic bombings of

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • I know it's a gamble to oppose Specter and possibily give the "60th" seat to the GOP.

    Marc Cooper

  • For me it must be the sheep shearing on my 60th which is an experience never to be forgot.

    TravelPod.com TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at TravelPod.com

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