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[fawr-tee-sek-uh nd] /ˈfɔr tiˈsɛk ənd/
next after the forty-first; being the ordinal number for 42.
being one of 42 equal parts.
a forty-second part, especially of one (1/42).
the forty-second member of a series. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • When she left the office at four she took the Subway to forty-second Street.

    The Drums Of Jeopardy Harold MacGrath
  • On the following day Nat was sent on an errand up to forty-second Street.

    From Farm to Fortune Horatio Alger Jr.
  • And thus they slept with propriety, forty-second Street lying between them like a sword.

    We Can't Have Everything Rupert Hughes
  • "My train leaves at six, from forty-second Street," he replied.

    A Modern Chronicle, Complete Winston Churchill
  • And they boarded a cable car, which speedily took them back to forty-second Street.

    To Alaska for Gold Edward Stratemeyer
  • This is the four hundred and forty-second application for your son's position, sir.

  • The forty-second regiment did not leave for the South until the middle of September.

  • When he reached forty-second Street he could see the sullen, watchful groups of men.

    Gladiator Philip Wylie
  • Proudly, up and down, from Thirty-fourth to forty-second and back on the other side, they marched unhindered.

    H. R. Edwin Lefevre
  • He was just as truly a man of God in the first chapter as he was in the forty-second.

    The All-Sufficiency of Christ Charles Henry Mackintosh

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