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[ey-tee-fawrth, -fohrth] /ˈeɪ tiˈfɔrθ, -ˈfoʊrθ/
next after the eighty-third; being the ordinal number for 84.
being one of 84 equal parts.
an eighty-fourth part, especially of one (1/84).
the eighty-fourth member of a series. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He lived upon the same spot sixty years, and died in his eighty-fourth year.

    Old and New London Walter Thornbury
  • Though he lived to his eighty-fourth year, Voltaire was born with a weak body.

  • Beyond the eighty-fourth parallel we had passed the bounds of visible life.

    My Attainment of the Pole Frederick A. Cook
  • December 29, 1893, Mr. Gladstone attained the eighty-fourth year of his age.

    The Grand Old Man Richard B. Cook
  • She was in her eighty-fourth year, and had survived her husband six years.

    Lives of Girls Who Became Famous Sarah Knowles Bolton
  • The venerable Lucretia Mott, then in her eighty-fourth year, presided.

  • Mr. Madison wrote two long letters to him on public topics in his eighty-fourth year.

    Captains of Industry James Parton
  • Dupanloup speaks of the Prince celebrating his eighty-fourth birthday on that date.

    Talleyrand Joseph McCabe
  • In the last century, Fontenelle expired in his ninety-ninth year; Buffon in his eighty-first; Voltaire in his eighty-fourth.

  • I found we were on the eighty-fourth parallel, near the ninety-seventh meridian.

    My Attainment of the Pole Frederick A. Cook

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