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  • n. The ordinal form of the number eighty-three, describing a person or thing in position number 83 of a sequence.
  • n. One of eighty-three equal parts of a whole.


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  • Then in his eighty-third year, Franklin had lost his vigor, and was absent for the tavern banter and the evening salons when delegates were at liberty from the State House.

    Robert Morris

  • Thus it is that I have now undertaken, in my eighty-third year, to tell my personal myth.

    Romanticism, Alchemy, and Psychology

  • I recall them especially this year, my eighty-third.

    In the Fullness of Time

  • In the autumn of my mothers eighty-third year she died.

    Postcards from Heaven

  • Just four days before his eighty-third birthday, while dozing before the fireplace in his daughter's home, he fell into the flames and was so badly burned that he died in hospital at Guildford, Surrey, soon afterward on July 16, 1953.

    Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953)

  • The next day, July 1, marked the eighty-third birthday of the Chinese Communist Party.


  • The party accordingly returned, not having reached the Pole, not having reached the eighty-third parallel, for the attainment of which there was a reward of a thousand pounds held out by government.

    The North-West Passage

  • Recreational boaters on the Potrum River who happened to be looking in the right direction at the critical moment were later able to report that they had definitely seen a large, glittering device erupt from the eighty-third floor of the Cheimer building, pause to hover in midair while raining fragments of shattered lucinite on the street below, and then ascend into the heavens.


  • Jasmine Lev-Haim's favorite watering hole was located on the eighty-third floor of the Cheimer Tower.


  • December 29, 1892, Mr. Gladstone celebrated his eighty-third birthday.

    The Grand Old Man


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