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  • n. The ordinal form of the number sixty-nine, describing a person or thing in position number 69 of a sequence.
  • n. One of sixty-nine equal parts of a whole.


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  • To find my new home on a map, my mother would have to place her finger on the North Pole and trace a line through Svalbard and the frigid sea, down to the sixty-ninth parallel to a place called Kautokeino.

    The Memory Palace

  • Huntington discovered an unexpectedly large cluster of famous people born in June who died a couple of months shy of their sixty-ninth birthdays, and another implausibly large group born in February who died a month shy of their seventieth birthdays.

    Shock of Gray

  • The only U.S. man to meet the Olympic qualifying time that year finished sixty-ninth.

    Young Runners

  • In 1968, shortly after his sixty-ninth birthday, Seress committed suicide by jumping from the window of his apartment.

    The Peculiar Life of Sundays

  • Here's an intriguing blog in which writers are invited to make some comment about their own work based on a reading of all, or part, of its sixty-ninth page.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • This was an animated speech from a man in his sixty-ninth year.

    The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

  • Fisher retired on his sixty-ninth birthday, January 25, 1910.

    Castles of Steel

  • Then one to the first, then one to the sixty-ninth.

    The Pandora Principle

  • Augustus, now in his sixty-ninth year, he might be deemed a formidable rival.

    De vita Caesarum

  • In this interim, Origen obtained his enlargement, and, retiring to Tyre, he there remained till his death, which happened when he was in the sixty-ninth year of his age.

    Fox's Book of Martyrs Or A History of the Lives, Sufferings, and Triumphant Deaths of the Primitive Protestant Martyrs


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