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  • n. The cardinal number immediately following eighty-three and preceding eighty-five.

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  • adj. being four more than eighty


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  • Altogether, Johnson proposed eighty-seven bills in the first session of the Eighty-ninth Congress; eighty-four became law.

    The Good Fight

  • Most of the eighty-four chapters are a page or less in length, and the majority of the story is dialogue, which pushes things along at a breakneck speed.

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  • When Nat Turnbull, a history professor who specializes in the German resistance, gets the news that his estranged mentor, Gordon Wolfe, has been arrested for possession of stolen World War II archives, he's hardly surprised that, even at the age of eighty-four, Gordon has gotten himself in trouble.

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  • By then the duc was eighty-four years old and she was his third wife.

    Oui, comme mon mari disait à Louis XIV

  • 'Don't let the kai-kai worry you, Captain Munster,' says she; 'if I can find grub for eighty-four mouths on the Martha, the two of you can do as much by your two vessels.

    Chapter 18

  • "Yes siree, eighty-four, and spryer than most," he could hear the old man say.

    Chapter XXII

  • Then there drifted across the field of vision of his mind's eye the old man he had encountered at Glen Ellen, corning up the hillside through the fires of sunset, white-headed and white-bearded, eighty-four, in his hand the pail of foaming milk and in his face all the warm glow and content of the passing summer day.

    Chapter XXII

  • In eighteen eighty-four, an international conference divided the world into twenty-four time areas, or zones.

    Time -- One of the Great Mysteries of Our Universe

  • College students have an average of 4.6 cards with eighty-four percent having at least one.

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  • In 1474, at the age of eighty-four, he died while in meditation at Tashi Lhunpo monastery.

    The Dalai Lamas


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  • A town in Pennsylvania, USA. Half of Orwell's famous novel was written here.

    January 1, 2008