Definition of Four Hundred

1. Noun. The exclusive social set of a city.

Generic synonyms: Band, Circle, Lot, Set
Group relationships: Beau Monde, Bon Ton, High Society, Smart Set, Society

2. Adjective. Being one hundred more than three hundred.
Exact synonyms: 400, Cd
Similar to: Cardinal

Definition of Four Hundred

1. Numeral. (cardinal) The cardinal number occurring after three hundred ninety-nine and before four hundred one, represented in Arabic numerals as 400. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Four Hundred

four-wheel drive
four-wing flying fish
four L
four by two
four by twos
four door house
four fingers
four flush
four foot
four hundred
four o'clock
four of a kind
four oh four
four on the floor
four one one
four penny nail
four pips
four score and seven years ago
four score seven years ago
four sheets to the wind
four square
four thousand
four times

Literary usage of Four Hundred

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1869)
"ury, three thousand dollars ; for chief clerk, two thousand dollars ; eight clerks of class four, fourteen thousand four hundred dollars; sixteen clerks of ..."

2. A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great by John Bagnell Bury (1913)
"The Four Hundred were instituted as merely a provisional government, ... The Five Thousand were to meet only when summoned by the Four Hundred, ..."

3. Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain (2000)
"An article in the New Orleans "Times-Democrat," based upon reports of able engineers, states that the river annually empties four hundred and six million ..."

4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"said sum of forty-seven thousand four hundred and sixty-six fVs dollars, with interest, as hereinbefore claimed, became due by and exigible from said city. ..."

5. Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties by United States, Charles Joseph Kappler (1904)
"... in section twenty-two; west half and southeast quarter of section thirty-five, one thousand four hundred and forty acres. In township thirty-two, ..."

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