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  • n. The ordinal form of the number eighty-two, describing a person or thing in position number 82 of a sequence.
  • n. One of eighty-two equal parts of a whole.


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  • Had the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., survived the struggles of the civil rights movement and gone on to lead a long, healthy life, he would be waking up this weekend to his eighty-second birthday.

    Carl Lewis: Dr. King's Dinner Conversations

  • She was an elementary school teacher in Springfield, Virginia, where coworkers had told her about the explosions at the World Trade Center, and she was frantically trying to phone a brother-in-law who worked on the eighty-second floor of one of the towers and her brother who worked across the street.

    Into the Story

  • In fact, he had applied for the headmastership of Knightley Academy when their grand chevalier announced he would be retiring just after his eighty-second birthday.


  • Prosts heart was in his mouth as he entered Victoria Park and headed for the final hairpin for the eighty-second time.

    Chequered Conflict

  • Institute of Pacific Relations: Report of the Committee on the Judiciary, eighty-second Congress, second session, pursuant to S.Res. 366 (81stCongress); a resolution relating to the internal security of the UnitedStates; hearings held July 25, 1951 - June 20, 1952 by the InternalSecurity Subcommittee. by United States.

    Attacking the innocent is an inherent GOP trait.

  • The next day, 26th of January, we cut the equator at the eighty-second meridian and entered the northern hemisphere.

    Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

  • They were celebrating Auntie Gal's seventy-seventh birthday — her eighty-second if the truth be known, but only she, LuLing, and Ruth knew that.

    The Bonesetter's Daughter

  • Then again, the Qwarm elder reflected as he strolled down the hallway of the eighty-second floor, in the brief instant he could have misinterpreted the effect of the light.

    The End of the Matter

  • In his eighty-second year, he was a member of the Constitutional

    A Brief History of the United States

  • He died in 1846, in his eighty-second year; having lived long enough to see his son, the present Lord High Commissioner of the

    International Weekly Miscellany of Literature, Art, and Science — Volume 1, No. 4, July 22, 1850


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