from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A former German colony of southwest Africa. It was annexed by Germany in 1885 and awarded to South Africa as the mandate of South-West Africa (now Namibia) by the League of Nations in 1919.

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  • adj. The ordinal form of the number gazillion.
  • n. The person or thing in the gazillionth position.
  • n. One of a gazillion equal parts of a whole.


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  • He also should be prepared to make his gazillionth defense of his controversial decision to schedule Jay Leno's comedy-talk show each weeknight at 10 pm.

    Comcast CEO defends NBC Universal deal

  • The majority of these heads are gazillionth-order plaster cast reproductions (knock-offs of knock-offs of knock-offs) of originals held in the Laurence Hutton Collection at Princeton.

    Boing Boing

  • Liz: Hey, if we're meant to "just enjoy the ride", then what, I wonder, are we doing up late over-analyzing this mother-lovin 'show for the gazillionth time?

    'Lost' Dueling Analysis: 'Across the Sea'

  • No matter how tired he was before, no matter that his eyeballs were rolling back in his head as I rocked him to sleep and sang "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" for the gazillionth time and his eyelids couldn't stay open and his limbs all fell adorably away as I gently carried him to his crib, ten minutes later I'll hear him chatting happily to himself.

    Meredith Lopez: We Are Mommy

  • Or maybe Obama or Biden will goof or gaffe or otherwise give such a bloody bit of chum to the media sharks that the gazillionth replay of the the sound bite will drive every swing voter in the country away from them.

    Marty Kaplan: Why the Debates Won't Matter (Hint: It's a Felony)

  • To Soreofhing and the other hard of understanding readers out there and for the gazillionth time the problem we have with the BBC is this;

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Lenny Kravitz "I don't want to be a star, just want my Chevy and an old guitar," croons Kravitz on his gazillionth album, but the singer clearly wants to be Prince -- or even better, James Brown.

    Snap Judgement: Music

  • For upteen gazillionth time, ls -- I already answered that question long, long ago, and I will not answer it again.

    The stupid factory.

  • It struck me, after reading the fifty gazillionth rumour that BarackObama is the Muslim Antichrist, that what the internet needs now isā€¦..


  • February 2, 2008 at 6:07 pm wale, teh number keeps inflating in subsekwent poasts, i can hab instrukshuns for making the widdle numbers superscripts? incwease the power ? as in 4 to the gazillionth power?

    Did I just hit that dog? - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?


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