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

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  • adj. being one more than sixty


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  • By 1848 there were five democracies, by 1900 there were thirteen, by 1960 there were thirty-six, and by 1990 there were sixty-one.

    Zero-Sum Future

  • In 1975 there were still just thirty electoral democracies around the world; by 1990, after the collapse of the Soviet empire, there were sixty-one.3 The democratic wave continued for another decade, toppling one-party states across Africa and Asia.

    Zero-Sum Future

  • A gigantic force some 215 divisions, including sixty-one armored divisions would be needed to defeat Nazi Germany.

    Between War and Peace

  • At sixty-one, she was, in her own words, “Seeing someone.”

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Dad

  • She writes, “Honored at the age of sixty-one as an indirect (and yet irrefutable) consequence of having failed at the age of twenty-two!”

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  • Its commander was Pierre-Paul de la Malgue, sieur de Marin, hard-bitten marine veteran of the wilderness, a gruff, quarrelsome, but energetic and capable officer despite his sixty-one years.

    George Washington’s First War

  • We have divided up their sixty-one years of “stuff.”

    Lighten Up

  • In the summer of 1997, Khan was sixty-one years old, still erect and handsome but growing fleshy from the banquet circuit and too much of his favorite food, fried chicken.


  • By the way, not only am I a white man but I am a wealthy white man and am sixty-one (61) years old.

    (Updated): Wilson's opponent raises more than $500K

  • I am sixty-one years old and remember that debate also.

    Kennedy 'expected more of us' on health care, Dodd says


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