Definition of Seventy-nine

1. Adjective. Being nine more than seventy.

Exact synonyms: 79, Ilxxx
Similar to: Cardinal



Definition of Seventy-nine

1. Cardinal numeral. The cardinal number immediately following seventy-eight and preceding eighty. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Seventy-nine

seventhly
sevenths
seventies
seventieth
seventieths
seventy
seventy-eight
seventy-eighth
seventy-fifth
seventy-first
seventy-firsts
seventy-five
seventy-four
seventy-fours
seventy-fourth
seventy-nine (current term)
seventy-ninth
seventy-one
seventy-oneth
seventy-second
seventy-seven
seventy-seventh
seventy-six
seventy-sixth
seventy-third
seventy-three
seventy-two
seventyfold
seventyish
seventysomething

Literary usage of Seventy-nine

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"... the controversy remaining to be tried is in regard to the seventy-nine head claimed. [376] Tlie net proceeds of the seventy-nine head were ..."

2. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of public instruction, Pennsylvania State Library (1907)
"... and for the County of Bedford the second Tuesday in October in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy nine Do certify and declare ..."

3. Records of the Court of Assistants of the Colony of the Massachusetts Bay by Massachusetts Court of Assistants, John Noble, John Francis Cronin (1901)
"... unto the sajd persons before named in mony the sume of seventy nine pounds sixe shillings & six pence that is to say sixty one pounds sixe shillings ..."

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