Definitions

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  • noun ordinal The ordinal form of the number thirty-one, describing a person or thing in position number 31 of a sequence.
  • noun fractional One of thirty-one equal parts of a whole.

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  • adjective coming next after the thirtieth in position

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Yet my college diploma says, “Given at Hempstead, New York, this thirty-first day of May, one thousand nine hundred AND eighty-nine.”

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  • In his thirty-first year as mayor, hubbard had forced Southenders to sell their houses to the city of Dearborn by using a variety of tactics.

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  • In his thirty-first year as mayor, hubbard had forced Southenders to sell their houses to the city of Dearborn by using a variety of tactics.

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  • In his thirty-first year as mayor, hubbard had forced Southenders to sell their houses to the city of Dearborn by using a variety of tactics.

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  • The Green Movement is alive and well, and by some accounts gaining momentum, despite the poor showing on February 11th, the thirty-first anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.

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  • So here we are, in a glassed-in room on the thirty-first floor of a Singapore hotel, our idyllic Zen vacation but a distant memory, parsing our insurance money between Starbucks, numerous cheap and delicious local restaurants and, in a weak moment when we couldn't take Asian food another minute (it's been two weeks since we left France), Kenny Rogers Roasters.

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  • The Green Movement is alive and well, and by some accounts gaining momentum, despite the poor showing on February 11th, the thirty-first anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.

    Nazee Moinian: Is Iran the New Four-Letter Word?

  • We won our thirty-fifth consecutive match, eliminating the Gators, 15–2, 15–8, 15–10, to win our sixty-seventh consecutive game and record our thirty-first sweep in front of 12,327 at the Kohl Center.

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  • Once there, he would have exited the elevator on the thirty-first floor and walked the short walk to his desk.

    A Life Twice Told

  • So here we are, in a glassed-in room on the thirty-first floor of a Singapore hotel, our idyllic Zen vacation but a distant memory, parsing our insurance money between Starbucks, numerous cheap and delicious local restaurants and, in a weak moment when we couldn't take Asian food another minute (it's been two weeks since we left France), Kenny Rogers Roasters.

    Amelia Smith: Planes, Trains and Automobiles (Ferries Too)

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