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  • n. The ordinal form of the number seventy-three, describing a person or thing in position number 73 of a sequence.
  • n. One of seventy-three equal parts of a whole.


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  • The victory in Hermosa Beach was my seventy-third, which surpassed the previous record held by Holly.


  • At a testimonial in Harrisburg honoring his seventy-third birthday, Eisenhower shared the platform exclusively with his brother in hopes that Milton would gain stature in the eyes of the Republican leadership gathering.

    Going Home to Glory

  • The seventy-third Masters offered other story lines, too.


  • During Cheney's term as Halliburton's CEO, the company advanced from seventy-third to eighteenth on the Pentagon's list of top contractors.

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  • Josephine worked on the seventy-third floor, and she had been trudging down those sixty flights of steps through smoke and heat until her desire and ability to go on seemed completely exhausted.

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  • Coincidentally, my grandfather's seventy-third is next week.

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  • Schopenhauer died on the 20th September 1860, in his seventy-third year, peacefully, alone as he had lived, but not without warning.

    Essays of Schopenhauer

  • Hawaiian Promotion Committee, was set in place in the billiard-room on the morning of his seventy-third birthday.

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • On his seventy-third birthday, when all of his important books were far behind him, and he could judge them without prejudice, he wrote as his final verdict:

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • Altogether the seventy-third birthday was a pleasant one.

    Mark Twain: A Biography


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