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  • n. The ordinal form of the number ninety-six, describing a person or thing in position number 96 of a sequence.
  • n. One of ninety-six equal parts of a whole.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • My report card saying I was in the ninety-sixth percentile of my tenth-grade class got me a card from my father with a five-dollar bill inside.

    All The Roads That Lead From Home

  • My colleague Otto Bird died a few weeks ago just four days shy of his ninety-sixth birthday.

    Education

  • Today is the ninety-sixth anniversary of the beginning of the Bread and Roses strike in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

    2008 January

  • Today is the ninety-sixth birthday of Ralph Ellison.

    Birthdays

  • I remembered once hearing a radio interview with Bertrand Russell on his ninety-sixth birthday.

    Living Alone and Loving It

  • He punched a time card on the ninety-sixth floor of the north tower at 8:31 A.M. that registered in an uptown central computer for National Maintenance Corp.

    Sins of Two Fathers

  • My offices and the rest of the Legal Department occupied the ninety-sixth floor.

    Sagittarius Whorl

  • When he got to Germany, Gary took the high school equivalency test and scored in the ninety-sixth percentile.

    Obsession

  • On returning empty-handed from his ninety-sixth excursion into Spanish Ancestors: In Mexico 369 the surrounding hills, he came upon a rise of ground from which he could look down upon the valley of Toledo and its pyrainid.

    Mexico

  • He took the early morning run to Hanoi for his ninety-sixth trip and turned himself around for his ninety-seventh and last trip that Sunday afternoon.

    Thud Ridge

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