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  • n. The ordinal form of the number seventy-six, describing a person or thing in position number 76 of a sequence.
  • n. One of seventy-six equal parts of a whole.


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  • Demonstrations are tomorrow at noon on the seventy-sixth floor.

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  • At 2 p.m., Donovan died—a little more than a month after his seventy-sixth birthday.

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  • IF graduating seventy-sixth out of a class of eighty-five students qualified as the top half.

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  • He answers, in his seventy-sixth letter, that several churches did not believe the sprinkled to be Christians; that, for his own part, he believes that they are so, but that they have infinitely less grace than those who have been thrice dipped, according to custom.

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  • René, always given to indulgence in sensuality and sexual pleasures, but always with regard for decorum, had shown, since his seventy-sixth year, a progressive loss of intelligence and increasing perversion of his moral sense.

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  • In 1911, in his seventy-sixth year, Adams had come to Panama for no other purpose than to see the construction in progress.

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  • The wanderers, in answer, united their voices, and sent forth, in solemn modulation, the two first verses of the seventy-sixth

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  • Marcus Cotta, about the one hundred and seventy-sixth Olympiad.

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  • Though she had reached her seventy-sixth year, her face was still fresh, and her teeth had not decayed.

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  • He'd finished the seventy-seventh bottle and started on the seventy-sixth.

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