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  • n. The ordinal form of the number forty-one, describing a person or thing in position number 41 of a sequence.
  • n. One of forty-one equal parts of a whole.

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  • adj. the ordinal number of forty-one in counting order

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Examples

  • I am a slow learner, in many respects, and this may be why it took me so long to begin to know how to garden: truth is, it wasn't until my forty-first year that I learned how to make a dent in the earth.

    garden, gardening

  • Waterford 3, in Killona, La. in St. Charles parish near New Orleans, ranked forty-first, with a 1 in 50,000 chance each year.

    Susan Buchanan: Louisiana Power Plants Say They're Prepared For Quakes

  • She celebrated the first Earth Day in the suburbs of Dayton, Ohio, and will observe the forty-first Earth Day at her home in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

    Katherine Ware: Earth Now: The Futility and Utility of Photographs

  • His crowning achievement remains his golf league, which he will proudly tell you is currently in its forty-first year.

    In the Time of Bobby Cox

  • One out later, Rivera secured his forty-first save in forty-three chances and the Yankees had a heart-stopping, message-delivering 6-5 victory.

    One Season

  • On the forty-first day, she checked herself into a hospital for a special alcoholism program.

    Adele Scheele: Unlocking Success

  • The Bush campaign was not worthy of the forty-first president.

    COURAGE AND CONSEQUENCE

  • Still, after eight years of Ronald Reagan, another Republican, George Herbert Walker Bush, was elected the forty-first president in 1988 and served from 1989 until 1993.

    Teddy Kennedy

  • In the campaign, Brown had promised the voters of Massachusetts he would be the forty-first vote in the Senate against Obamacare and they took him up on his offer.

    Young Guns : A New Generation of Conservative Leaders

  • Forty-one! in reference to Brown being the forty-first GOP vote, enough to beat health care in the Senate.

    THE PROMISE

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