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  • n. The ordinal form of the number ninety-five, describing a person or thing in position number 95 of a sequence.
  • n. One of ninety-five equal parts of a whole.

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  • adj. the ordinal number of ninety-five in counting order

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Examples

  • Even though it's Beverly Cleary's ninety-fifth birthday, it is she who has given all of us a priceless gift.

    Lisa Yee: Happy 95th Birthday, Beverly Cleary

  • They read to her hundreds of letters of tribute created by grateful loving students of the Florence Melton School whose stories of the impact of the Mini-School on their lives had been intended to add to the celebration of her ninety-fifth year.

    We Remember - Florence Melton, 1911 - 2007

  • People in the ninety-fifth to the ninety-ninth percentiles of income have represented a fairly constant share of the national income for twenty-five years now.

    Weekend reading

  • The restaurant was located on the ninety-fifth floor, and we were lucky to get an elevator to ourselves.

    No Strings Attached

  • The minister, “a round-faced young woman with a helmet of yellow hair,” introduces herself to the wedding guests as “the ninety-fifth woman to be ordained by the Congregational Church of New York.”

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • She tells them about her ninety-fifth birthday party, when Marina flew here and cooked for two days; she mails them packages with gloves and sweaters, the necessary warm things.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • I hope there will be twenty-five real friends, not just nurses, at my ninety-fifth if I make it.

    One From The Hart

  • I hope I will have twenty-five friends to help me celebrate my ninety-fifth if I get there.

    One From The Hart

  • Our offices were on the ninety-fifth floor, and being the deputy warden for the floor, I made the decision to tell everyone we should evacuate.

    Nikki Stone: A Story That I Guarantee Will Move You To Be Thankful Too

  • Naomi Feinbrun-Dothan died on March 8, 1995, shortly before her ninety-fifth birthday.

    Naomi Feinbrun-Dothan.

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