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  • n. The cardinal number immediately following seventy-six and preceding seventy-eight.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. being seven more than seventy


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  • There are always rumors that Justice Ginsburg, who is seventy-seven and has had health problems, might retire.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • In addition to an overwhelming majority of Democrats in both Houses, seventy-seven Republican Representatives voted for it and only eighteen against it and fifteen Republican Senators voted for it and only five against it.

    David O. Russell: FDR Said It All in 1936 -- Who Will Follow in His Steps Today?

  • It took one hundred seventy-seven rejections (façon de parler ...) before I had an inspiration: maybe this was the wrong path?


  • I, her ugly, fat daughter, watched her never-ending, romantic sagas, which she continued to rewrite and live throughout all seventy-seven of her years, unfold with amazement.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Struggling with his command while throwing seventy-seven pitches through the first four innings, the big left-hander finally found his groove and made life miserable for the Twins.

    One Season

  • "Bridge to Terabithia" won a Newbery Medal in nineteen seventy-seven.

    Ambassador for Young Spreads a Love of Books

  • A SurveyUSA poll taken at the end of August in 18 battleground states showed that seventy-seven percent of voters overall, including 70% of Republicans and 73% of Independents viewed corporate election spending as an attempt to bribe politicians rather than an expression of free speech.

    Robert Creamer: Two Weeks Out -- Nine Reasons Why Democrats Will Keep Control of the House

  • It only took three weeks for one of the middle-aged scholars, who was only seventy-seven at the time, to develop a machine that would produce a mirage around the boarder of the city.

    The New World Act

  • Okay, seventy-seven thousand people isn't a lot of people compared to, say, an Ohio State football game or your average Obama rally.

    New York City, Comic Con, and Dollhouse

  • Marcia, a smiling, extroverted young woman, an enchanting girl, weighs seventy-seven pounds and is five-foot-three.

    Dreamseller: The Calling


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