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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.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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years ago, a vast honeycomb of coal mines at the edge of the town caught fire.
She may have won the gold medal
years ago, but she has still got it.
revealed impressions of basketry and textiles.
The moon performs its revolution in that orbit in twenty-seven days, seven hours,
Fred junior became an alcoholic and died at age
It was a town of
thousand people, surrounded by seas of corn.
Barry looked no more than thirty years old in the picture, although he was
Over the next eight years he added
The oldest was
and the youngest looked about fifteen.
The result is a
-story paradox: an understated palazzo.
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