from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. All the people of a particular age or range of ages.
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- n. A demographic grouping based on age, a generation.
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- n. a group of people having approximately the same age
Sister Madonna has just opened a new age group and set a fourth age-group record!
Today, after thirty-one years of competition, Sister Madonna holds dozens of records, including International Triathlon Union World Championships, as well as age group records for the Hawaiian and Canadian Ironman events—each of which requires a 2.4–mile swim, a 112–mile bicycle ride, and a full marathon of 26.2 miles.
Around 1.2 million children in England aged three and four – around 95% of the total number in this age group – currently benefit from free early-years education.
While my long-standing record for women 60–64, which I had held for thirteen years, and my eleven-year record for 65–69 were being broken during this same race, I was happy now to set the record for yet a new age group of 75–79 for women.
With the 2005 Canadian Ironman coming up on August 28, my goal was to open up a new age group for women seventy-five to seventy-nine, a group that had never before existed at an Ironman distance of 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, and 26.2-mile run.
Mrs. Victor was aware that overloaded memory space, resembling a stuffed and cluttered closet, was a common neurodevelopmental affliction within the age group she taught.
In one of Ann Patchett's books, 'State of Wonder,' the main character is a woman of my age group from Minnesota on her way to a remote part of Brazil and, as her plane touches down, the woman imagines every insect in the Amazon lifting its head and turning a slender antenna in her direction.
The Year Zero Herd had all been born within a couple of eight-days of each other - naturally - and that age group was closer than most.