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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The number represented by the numeral 3. Also: One more than two and one less than four in the sequence of cardinal numbers.

Usage examples (25)
  • three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
  • There were three other men besides, —three strange brutish-looking fellows, at whom the staghounds were snarling savagely.
  • Chin was eventually subdivided into three statelets: Mahan, Chinhan, and Pynhan (known collectively as Samhan or the “three Hans”).
  • ~ -- For ~two~ new subscribers, we will give a beautiful GLOBE three inches in diameter; for ~three~, a GLOBE four inches in diameter; for ~five~, a GLOBE six... for more
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