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  • n. The ordinal form of the number sixty-one, describing a person or thing in position number 61 of a sequence.
  • n. One of sixty-one equal parts of a whole.


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  • Ernie supposed that made some sense; his sixty-first birthday was approaching and no part of him seemed to move as fast as it used to.

    Law of Attraction

  • Thus passed from this world Quintus Lutatius Catulus, in the sixty-first year of his life: consul, pontiff, and fierce upholder of the prerogatives of the Senate.


  • That means that if Roger Maris or Mickey Mantle hit their sixty-first home run in the one hundred fifty-fifth game of the season, their name will have an asterisk in the record book.


  • "I'd feel less uncomfortable about being the sixty-first and even better about being the sixty-seventh, but I'll take 'em one at a time," he said.

    Specter: Republicans Support Stimulus, Don't Want 'Fingerprints' On It

  • SINCE BOBBY JINDAL, a traditional Catholic and sometime New Oxford Review contributor, today became the eighty-fourth Governor of Louisiana sixty-first of the republican era, we decided to share with you the interesting development regarding the Louisiana state flag.

    Archive 2008-01-20

  • While elaborated upon in greater detail in his auto-commentary, MAV, his terse summary of the neither-one-nor many argument is found in the sixty-first and sixty-second stanzas of MA as follows:


  • On July 27, 2006, the sixty-first anniversary of the establishment of the Syrian armed forces, President Bashar al-Assad issued a belligerent message to the troops.

    The Secret War with Iran

  • The sixty-first anniversary is August 6th: Remembering Hiroshima.

    In Brief

  • It's almost certainly because there are a lot more issues ordered of the third issue of a high profile series like Justice League, than of the sixty-first issue of a second-stringer like Firestorm.

    Archive 2005-09-25

  • Barcelona to Marseilles, which exhibits the lively susceptibility of the author and diplomat who was then in his sixty-first year:

    Washington Irving


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