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[fawr-tee-three] /ˈfɔr tiˈθri/
a cardinal number, 40 plus 3.
a symbol for this number, as 43 or XLIII.
a set of this many persons or things.
amounting to 43 in number. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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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
  • Of the above book forty-three Editions in all have been issued.

    More Science From an Easy Chair Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
  • 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 score against him reached the fateful sum of forty-three thousand.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • 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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