seventy-eighth love

Definitions

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  • n. The ordinal form of the number seventy-eight, describing a person or thing in position number 78 of a sequence.
  • n. One of seventy-eight equal parts of a whole.

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Examples

  • Five years ago, right before her seventy-eighth birthday, my mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's.

    Lisa Solod Warren: Do I Want to Know I Will Come Down with Alzheimer's?

  • Then into Two World Trade Center at the Liberty Street entrance and up the elevator to the seventy-eighth floor, out again, across the lobby to another elevator, and off at the eightieth, and over to his desk for Mizuho Bank, where he was a computer systems operator.

    Into the Story

  • Two days after the funeral, Louisa and her father quietly celebrated their forty-fifth and seventy-eighth birthdays.

    Louisa May Alcott

  • I quickly made my way down to the seventy-eighth floor and the main elevator banks.

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

  • While he gave demonstrations of some of his earlier marvels - his exhibition of a radio-guided teleautomatic boat filled Madison Square Garden in 1898 - he became oracular in his later years and, for example, offered no proof of the potent "death-ray" that he announced in 1934, on his seventy-eighth birthday.

    Tesla, Nikola

  • To-day, we are called to celebrate the seventy-eighth anniversary of American Independence.

    Revolution Day

  • If you don't listen to His words, He's going to damn you to hell for all eternity - but if you kiss up to Him he'll forgive you the seventy-eighth time you beat your wife and take you right back.

    I Smell Sex and Christianity

  • The first sense is no more valid than the one hundred & seventy-eighth sense.

    (Very) Basic Economics and Abortion

  • Half an hour after midnight, on the eighth of February, she fell asleep: it is supposed in her seventy-eighth year.

    Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin

  • Crevice, in the one hundred and seventy-eighth page of the first volume of this book of books, — here are two senses — quoth he. —

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

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