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  • proper n. The sixteen teams participating in the regional semifinals of the NCAA Division I tournament, one of whom will become the national champion.
  • proper n. The round of the NCAA Division I basketball tournament where all but 16 teams have been eliminated.
  • proper n. An appearance in the Sweet Sixteen.
  • proper n. A party for one's sixteenth birthday.


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