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a cardinal number, 50 plus 5.
a symbol for this number, as 55 or LV.
a set of this many persons or things.
amounting to 55 in number.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Although he was at that time only
years old he looked seventy and was worn out with much thinking and scheming.
He was ninety-five years old, of which he had spent
in the desert.
years of marriage they were still each other's best friend.
of these sites are sized to accommodate larger rigs.
tent sites are available with picnic tables, boating ramp and access to fishing.
years after the movie's release, broken mortar and bullet-riddled facades are a dim memory.
Whatever the reason, your scores dipped to an average of
Pat has her own business, a good one that's allowing her to retire at
Not one hundred per cent and not
At the same time, ticket prices have stayed low, generally running from thirty-five to
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