Definitions

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  • n. The cardinal number immediately following sixty-four and preceding sixty-six.

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

  • adj. being five more than sixty

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Examples

  • About sixty-five hundred languages are now spoken on our planet.

    The English Is Coming!

  • By the end of the war, at least sixty-five recording companies were putting out country records, and the popularity of country music continued to grow after the war, spreading well beyond its traditional roots in the South.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • According to the 2007 Faith Matters survey, nearly nine in ten 87 percent Christians under age thirty-five believe that non-Christians can go to heaven, compared to 70 percent of people sixty-five and older.

    American Grace

  • The generational differences can be seen in our analysis of the Faith Matters surveys, as the God gap is widest among people under the age of thirty-five, growing progressively weaker among voters in ever older generational cohorts, with the weakest relationship of all observed for those sixty-five and older.

    American Grace

  • Conversely, conversions to Catholicism have been dwarfed by these losses.27 More portentously, the average age of Catholic converts today is about sixty-five, suggesting that conversion to Catholicism was largely a phenomenon of the 1950s and 1960s, when non-Catholics marrying Catholics were expected to convert.

    American Grace

  • Support for antipoverty policy was higher among Democrats, among poorer, less educated Americans, among women, among racial minorities, and in the Northeast; and by contrast, support was lower among Republicans, Southerners, and people over sixty-five.

    American Grace

  • Law required the police chief to step down at age sixty-five; Sam Massell, who succeeded Allen as mayor, created a loophole by giving Jenkins a new title—police commissioner.

    Burial for a King

  • McConnell was sixty-five years old, about the same age as Blocher.

    Fallout

  • Lacking enough food to take the whole corps to Red Stone, on the 27th he sent three officers and sixty-five men ahead to clear the road and build a fort until he came forward with provisions.

    George Washington’s First War

  • Washington sent out sixty-five of his 150 men under two officers, to intercept the French between the Meadows and the Monongahela, assuming that they had canoed up the river.

    George Washington’s First War

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