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fifty-seventh

[fif-tee-sev-uh nth] /ˈfɪf tiˈsɛv ənθ/
adjective
1.
next after the fifty-sixth; being the ordinal number for 57.
2.
being one of 57 equal parts.
noun
3.
a fifty-seventh part, especially of one (1/57).
4.
the fifty-seventh member of a series.
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  • As this Island lies in the fifty-seventh degree, the air cannot be supposed to have much warmth.

  • At fifty-seventh Street I paused, before turning, to look about me and to listen.

    Against Odds Lawrence L. Lynch
  • He was passing fifty-seventh Street; he recognized the neighborhood he traversed so often in visiting Ruby.

    The "Genius" Theodore Dreiser
  • He had written from an address on East fifty-seventh Street.

    Jill the Reckless P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
  • fifty-seventh week, he hitches along on hands and knees; can not walk without support.

  • The fifty-seventh vessel I boarded was the Melampus frigate.

  • The driver turned into fifty-seventh Street, and the sun jumped above the housetops.

    Mortmain Arthur Cheny Train
  • Paula lingered to her fifty-seventh year, worn out with cares and vigils.

  • Then proceed as M. Lalanne directs in his fifty-seventh paragraph.

    A Treatise on Etching Maxime Lalanne
  • This also was lost with the adjournment of the fifty-seventh Congress.

    Manual of Ship Subsidies Edwin M. Bacon

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