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- n. The ordinal form of the number forty-seven, describing a person or thing in position number 47 of a sequence.
- n. One of forty-seven equal parts of a whole.
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- adj. the ordinal number of forty-seven in counting order
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Today is the forty-seventh anniversary of Independence in Trinidad and Tobago, but some bloggers wonder whether citizens of the twin island republic truly understand what sovereignty is all about …
That is why they check themselves into mental hospitals or throw themselves off the forty-seventh floor of the Time-Life Building.
Just two more years of patience, Mr. Benefactor, then I shall have finished my forty-seventh opera!
I could blame my parents, sixty-somethings, who on the afternoon of the forty-seventh anniversary of their love-at-first-sight ignited marriage were found rolling around on a couch, giggling and making out.
… No one leader can bring an end to all of those ills, but I can promise you this: these women too will have an advocate and a defender in the forty-seventh vice president of the United States.
On the console it said it was the forty-seventh day of Haal, the moons of abundant rain.
Seemingly jolted by the dizzyingly vast and brilliant skyline, BodySlam unconsciously grasped the edge of the opened elevator to steady himself when the doors slid open on the forty-seventh floor.
If a line was clever once, the writer thinks, the reader will find it so the second time — and the fifth, and the forty-seventh.
This year, we celebrate our forty-seventh year together and still agree that little resolution probably saved our marriage a dozen times over.
He tried to cure himself by taking only liquids; but after an illness of seven days he died, in the forty-seventh year of his reign and the seventy-second year of his life 814.
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