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forty-three

[fawr-tee-three] /ˈfɔr tiˈθri/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 40 plus 3.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 43 or XLIII.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 43 in number.
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  • Bickerton, Hodgeman and Whetter had been out forty-three days to the west and had food for forty days only.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
  • Marcus Mezzerow felt the weight of forty-three years roll away.

    Mezzerow Loves Company Floyd L. Wallace
  • They settled on forty-three men, not counting several who could be heard talking, but who were out of sight.

    An Undivided Union Oliver Optic
  • The average salary of the forty-three Catholics amounts to £207 13s.

    Home Rule Harold Spender
  • forty-three days had been consumed in crossing what is now the State of Missouri.

    Lewis and Clark William R. Lighton

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