Definition of Fifty-fifth

1. Adjective. The ordinal number of fifty-five in counting order.

Exact synonyms: 55th
Similar to: Ordinal



Definition of Fifty-fifth

1. Numeral. (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number fifty-five, describing a person or thing in position number 55 of a sequence. ¹

2. Noun. (fractional) One of fifty-five equal parts of a whole. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fifty-fifth

fifth slips
fifth ventricle
fifth wheel
fifth wheels
fifthly
fifthness
fifths
fiftie
fifties
fiftieth
fiftieths
fifty
fifty-cent piece
fifty-eight
fifty-eighth
fifty-fifth (current term)
fifty-fifty
fifty-first
fifty-first state
fifty-five
fifty-four
fifty-fourth
fifty-nine
fifty-ninth
fifty-one
fifty-oneth
fifty-second
fifty-seven
fifty-seventh
fifty-six

Literary usage of Fifty-fifth

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1. Ohio in the War: Her Statesmen, Her Generals, and Soldiers by Whitelaw Reid (1868)
"T HE fifty-fifth OHIO went into camp at Norwalk, Ohio, on the 17th of October, ... In the latter part of April seven companies of the Fifty-Fifth moved with ..."

2. Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties by United States, Charles Joseph Kappler (1904)
"ACTS OF fifty-fifth CONGRESS FIRST SESSION, 1897. CHAP 3.—An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses june ..."

3. Four Years with the Army of the Potomac by Régis de Trobriand (1888)
"The Guard Lafayette, fifty-fifth New York militia — Camp at Staten Island — Departure for Washington — Collision — At Philadelphia — Through Baltimore ..."

4. History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5: Prepared in Compliance with Acts by Samuel Penniman Bates (1869)
"The fifty-fifth was immediately sent out to guard the small islands and approaches to the west of Hilton Head, where it remained until the 25th of February, ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"... the fifty-fifth canto in the verse, " Man, her last work, who seemed so fair, Such splendid purpose in his eyes,— Who roll'd the psalm to wintry skies, ..."

6. Samuel F.B. Morse: His Letters and Journals by Samuel Finley Breese Morse, Edward Lind Morse (1914)
"Refuses to attend fifty-fifth reunion of his class. — Statue to him proposed. — Ezra Cornell's benefaction. — American Asiatic Society. ..."

7. Samuel F.B. Morse: His Letters and Journals by Samuel Finley Breese Morse, Edward Lind Morse (1914)
"Refuses to attend fifty-fifth reunion of his class. — Statue to him proposed. — Ezra Cornell's benefaction. — American Asiatic Society. ..."

8. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1871)
"EXTRACT OF A LETTER FROM CAPTAIN WINEPRESS OF THE fifty-fifth REGIMENT TO SIR JEFFREY AMHERST, DATED ALBANY, MAY, 31, 1762. " The civil magistrates both in ..."

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