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  • n. The ordinal form of the number sixty-eight, describing a person or thing in position number 68 of a sequence.
  • n. One of sixty-eight equal parts of a whole.


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  • I broke my slate thirty years ago and rank sixty-eighth on the field list.


  • The tyrant and foremost enemy of the Roman people Mithridates Eupator, in the sixty-eighth year of his life, is dead.


  • It was the sixty-eighth time Hamburg had been bombed.

    Human Smoke

  • Now in her sixty-eighth year, she had not followed too closely the progress of events which led up to the general strike — they were always saying things in the papers, and you never knew what was true; those Trades Union people, too, were so interfering, that really one had no patience.

    Swan Song

  • Distracted by Debbie Carr's purse, filched while she sat in the sixty-eighth floor courtyard, talking with her stupid girlie friends.

    Boing Boing: May 26, 2002 - June 1, 2002 Archives

  • "The sixty-eighth of summer, though storm season seems to have come early this year."

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • On 26 May 1944 the Generaloberst became the sixty-eighth German soldier to receive the Swords and Oak Leaves.

    Panzer Aces

  • The elevator ride to the sixty-eighth floor seemed endless.


  • He had prepared himself for it at least since 1948 when he entered his sixty-eighth year, but now with so much work undone he would have preferred to live.

    John XXIII

  • The laws, to which you refer on the sixty-eighth page of your book, tend to prove, and, so far as your admission of the necessity of them goes, do prove, that the relation of slaveholder and slave does not deserve a place, in the class of innocent and proper relations.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus


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