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  • n. The ordinal form of the number thirty-three, describing a person or thing in position number 33 of a sequence.
  • n. One of thirty-three equal parts of a whole.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. the ordinal number of thirty-three in counting order

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Examples

  • River Bend 1, in St. Francisville, La. north of Baton Rouge, ranked thirty-third on the list, with a 1 in 40,000 chance of quake damage yearly.

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

  • His fever raged on, the pain increased, and soon even Alexander—just short of his thirty-third birthday—knew that the end was near.

    Alexander the Great

  • Among thirty-four Western countries surveyed for the acceptance of evolution, the United States ranked a dismal thirty-third, just above Turkey.

    RNB Roundup: religious political correctness in England; more religion news

  • The site serves over twenty billion page views per month, ranking thirty-third overall among web sites worldwide and seventh overall among web sites in the United States.

    Conchita Sarnoff: Protest on Craiglist Doorsteps in San Francisco to End "Adult Services" Section

  • [The Onion] • For my part, I'm just glad that I haven't had to write a thirty-third post on how stupid the 'gas-tax holiday' was.

    Tit for Tat - Swampland - TIME.com

  • A Dark Matter is also about the power and limitations of storytelling—indeed, a magical demon with the silly name Doity Toid for dirty turd, not thirty-third even explains this by writing on a chalkboard within the mind of a young killer.

    Nick Mamatas' Journal

  • In a doubleheader in Cincinnati, before he went home, he had five hits, including his thirty-third home run.

    WILLIE MAYS

  • These noblemen some time after settled them, the latter in the wood of Aylesford, near Rochester in Kent, the former in the forest of Holme, near Alnewick in Northumberland; which houses continued the two most famous convents of this order in England till their dissolution in the thirty-third year of the reign of Henry VIII.

    Vocations

  • The local news had reported an unusual number of rapes the previous year in Truman Village, a small town in north Missouri that was named after the thirty-third president of the United States, the first and last person on earth to order the use of nuclear weapons against human beings.

    Thirst No. 3

  • On May 8, 1945, writing to his mother and sister, the thirty-third president described his first few weeks in the new job: Things have moved at a terrific rate here since April 12.

    How Wars end

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