Definition of Sixtieth

1. Noun. Position 60 in a countable series of things.

Generic synonyms: Rank

2. Adjective. The ordinal number of sixty in counting order.
Exact synonyms: 60th
Similar to: Ordinal

3. Noun. One part in sixty equal parts.
Exact synonyms: One-sixtieth
Generic synonyms: Common Fraction, Simple Fraction

Definition of Sixtieth

1. a. Next in order after the fifty-ninth.

2. n. The quotient of a unit divided by sixty; one of sixty equal parts forming a whole.

Definition of Sixtieth

1. Adjective. The ordinal form of the number sixty. ¹

2. Noun. The person or thing in the sixtieth position. ¹

3. Noun. One of sixty equal parts of a whole. ¹

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Definition of Sixtieth

1. one of sixty equal parts [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sixtieth

sixth-year molar
sixth cranial nerve
sixth disease
sixth form
sixth forms
sixth grade
sixth grades
sixth sense
sixth senses
sixth ventricle
sixtieth (current term)
sixty-fourth note
sixty-fourth notes

Literary usage of Sixtieth

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

1. Massachusetts in the Rebellion: A Record of the Historical Position of the by Phineas Camp Headley (1866)
"sixtieth. — Organization. — In Baltimore. — Sent to Indianapolis to look after ... Attached to the Twenty-second Regiment.— Mustered out. sixtieth REGIMENT ..."

2. Annual Report by American Baptist Home Mission Society (1889)
"sixtieth ANNUAL MEETING OF THE American Baptist Home Mission Society PHILADELPHIA, PA., May 27, 1892. The sixtieth Annual Meeting of the American Baptist ..."

3. A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution: And Laws of the United States by John Bouvier (1874)
"In the computation of time, a minute is equal to sixty seconds, or the sixtieth part of an hour. See MEASURE. In Practice. ..."

4. History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5: Prepared in Compliance with Acts by Samuel Penniman Bates (1869)
"... sixtieth REGIMENT, THIRD CAVALRY. rE Third Cavalry was recruited during the spring and summer of 1861, under the direction of Colonel William H. Young, ..."

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