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  • noun A Roman numeral representing the number fifteen (15).
  • noun Number of the Roman numeral: XV (15)

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Examples

  • The 'Thriller' star reportedly paid more than 437,500 pounds for the 20-plus pieces, which ranged from a winged wall-mounted console and a Versace-inspired animal-print style table to a lavish hand-printed leather armchair with crystal legs and a replica of an ebony and inlaid wood desk, which was a gift to Louis XV from the Italian Ambassador.

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  • The idea for the XV was the X-15, which was the fastest plane ever flown.

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  • The idea for the XV was the X-15, which was the fastest plane ever flown.

    DRIVEN FROM WITHIN

  • The idea for the XV was the X-15, which was the fastest plane ever flown.

    DRIVEN FROM WITHIN

  • Careful attention to the design of the B and C pillars and the low ride height means the XV is an easy car to get into and out of, especially the rear seats, which can be something of a mantrap on rivals.

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  • Look beyond this folderol, however, and the XV is the sort of compact sports utility aimed mainly at young suburban mums.

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  • Andrea Pratichetti, Pietro Travagli and Tomasso Reato all line up in the starting XV, which is also bolstered by South Africans Stefan BAsson at full-back and Bram Immelman Schalk van der Merwe in the back row.

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  • Despite playing South African side the Stormers on Sunday, in Cape Town, Saracens have fielded a strong looking XV, which is a slight surprise given the fact they have already won their group with relative ease.

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  • He had lost the small income he had lived on when I first knew him, and had sunk into great poverty, but to set the balance right remembered a title Louis XV. had conferred upon a Jacobite ancestor who had fought at Pondicherry and called himself Comte de Glenstrae, and gathered about him Frenchmen and Spaniards whose titles were more shadowy perhaps, an obscure claimant to the French throne among the rest, the most as poor as he and some less honest, and in that dream-Court cracked innumerable mechanical jokes—to hide discoragement—and yet remained to the end courageous in thought and kind in act.

    Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies

  • He had lost the small income he had lived on when I first knew him, and had sunk into great poverty, but to set the balance right remembered a title Louis XV. had conferred upon a Jacobite ancestor who had fought at Pondicherry and called himself Comte de Glenstrae, and gathered about him Frenchmen and Spaniards whose titles were more shadowy perhaps, an obscure claimant to the French throne among the rest, the most as poor as he and some less honest, and in that dream-Court cracked innumerable mechanical jokes—to hide discoragement—and yet remained to the end courageous in thought and kind in act.

    Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies

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