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

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  • adj. coming next after the thirtieth in position


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

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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.

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  • 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.


  • It was the thirty-first of January, 1666—nine years after his son Aurangzeb had incarcerated him in Agra.

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  • Unusually old for a combat pilot, “Bulldog” Edwards was a week short of his thirty-first birthday.


  • Come fall, we would mark our thirty-first year of marriage.

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  • The Sporting News published a graph, with photo insets of the two principals, showing Mays ahead of Ruth as of July 11: Mays hit his thirty-first home run eleven days before Ruth hit his.



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