Definition of Ninety-six
1. Adjective. Being six more than ninety.
Definition of Ninety-six
1. Cardinal numeral. The cardinal number immediately following ninety-five and preceding ninety-seven. ¹
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Literary usage of Ninety-six
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1. The Struggle for American Independence by Sydney George Fisher (1908)
"But he believed he had good chances against Augusta and Ninety-Six. Augusta was garrisoned largely by loyalists under Colonel Brown; and the task of ..."
2. History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American Continent by George Bancroft (1875)
"The possession of the interior of South Carolina depended on the posts at Camden and Ninety-Six in that state, and at Augusta in Georgia. ..."
3. The Annals of Tennessee to the End of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Its by James Gettys McGready Ramsey (1853)
"At Ninety Six Ferguson received intelligence that a corps of Americans, under Col. Clarke, had made an attempt upon the British post at Augusta, and, ..."
4. King's Mountain and Its Heroes: History of the Battle of King's Mountain by Lyman Copeland Draper, Anthony Allaire, Isaac Shelby (1881)
"Colonel Ferguson sent to the District of Ninety Six. ... Resuming his march he passed on to Ninety Six, whence, after a fortnight's rest, he advanced some ..."
5. The History of the United States of America by Richard Hildreth (1877)
"Greene, meanwhile, had marched against ninety-six, the chief British stronghold in the up)ier country, where he was presently joined by Lee. ..."
6. Annual Report by Correctional Association of New York (1896)
"This act shall take effect November first, eighteen hundred and ninety-six. CHAPTER 699. AN ACT to regulate the sale of convict-made goods, ..."
7. History of England, from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Versailles by Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope (1858)
"The English in South Carolina held, at this time, a line of posts extending from the Pedee river to the fortified village of Ninety Six. ..."
8. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1855)
"April, July, and October ; each Number containing at least ninety-six pages, octavo j making annually a volume of ..."