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  • n. The ordinal form of the number eighty-four, describing a person or thing in position number 84 of a sequence.
  • n. One of eighty-four equal parts of a whole.


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  • At the eighty-fourth minute, Mehdi Mahdavikia decisively blasted a shot to the right corner of the net, past the diving American goalie.

    Let the Swords Encircle Me

  • M. Gillenormand had, at that time, fully completed his eighty-fourth year.

    Les Miserables

  • SINCE BOBBY JINDAL, a traditional Catholic and sometime New Oxford Review contributor, today became the eighty-fourth Governor of Louisiana sixty-first of the republican era, we decided to share with you the interesting development regarding the Louisiana state flag.

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  • He lived on the farm which he had thus commenced clearing in 1799 for nearly sixty years and died there on his eighty-fourth birthday, May 9th, 1859.

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  • On the first day of January, in the six hundred and eighty-fourth year since the foundation of Rome, Pompey and Crassus took office as consuls.


  • Upon John Paul's eighty-fourth birthday, in May, Allen ingeniously attempted to quantify the pope's decline by comparing his official schedule from 25 years ago, as released by the Vatican Press Office, with his program today.

    In Search of a Pope

  • I took leave of the kind old gentleman with regret, never expecting to see him again, as he was in his eighty-fourth year — he was a truly excellent character, and might be ranked amongst the venerable ornaments of his native place.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • The first group extended from the pole to the eighty-fourth parallel, on the eastern part of the orb; the second occupied the eastern border, extending from the 65° of latitude to the pole.

    Round the Moon

  • Remembering the eighty-fourth maxim propounded by the founders Shanvordesep and Cirey Pyreau allowed him to relax and accept the assault.

    Diuturnity's Dawn

  • “One point eight times ten to the eighty-fourth atts,” said Eileen.

    Dark Mirror


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