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next after the sixteenth; being the ordinal number for 17.
being one of 17 equal parts.
a seventeenth part, especially of one (1/17).
the seventeenth member of a series.
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century, though, the tide had begun to turn.
Even if it can't compete with bright city lights, this month's full moon--on the
--still deserves attention.
The flies probably traveled aboard ships using the transatlantic trade routes during the
and eighteenth centuries.
Make it the size of the solar system, what could reasonably be observed in the
century, and the argument applies.
Some of the musical instruments dated back to the
The date is historically fixed at about the middle of the
By the end of the
century the total number of known bodies in the solar system had more than doubled.
and eighteenth centuries the dream turned to personal monarchy.
IN the history of education the
century is a period of much interest and importance.
century the conditions of colonial life were not propitious to any sort of writing, humorous or other.
British Dictionary definitions for
coming after the sixteenth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of
often written 17th
the ship docks on the seventeenth
one of 17 approximately equal parts of something
a seventeenth part
the fraction equal to one divided by 17 (
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