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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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next after the fifty-eighth; being the ordinal number for 59; being one of 59 equal parts; fifty-ninth part, esp. of one (<sup>1</sup>/<sub>59</sub>); the fifty-ninth member of a series

Usage examples (35)
  • This book was the fifty-ninth in an annual series.
  • It was July 24, 1992, just one day before her fifty-ninth birthday.
  • Cornelia lived into her eighties, Julia expired in her fifty-ninth year.
  • His fifty-ninth homer in the fourth inning brought the crowd and the television audience to the edge of their seats. for more
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