next after the sixth; being the ordinal number for seven.
being one of seven equal parts.
a seventh part, especially of one (1/7).
the seventh member of a series.
a tone on the seventh degree from a given tone (counted as the first).
the interval between such tones.
the harmonic combination of such tones.

before 950; Middle English; see seven, -th2; replacing Middle English sevethe, Old English seofotha Unabridged
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seventh (ˈsɛvənθ)
1.  (usually prenominal)
 a.  coming after the sixth and before the eighth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of seven: often written 7th
 b.  (as noun): she left on the seventh; he was the seventh to arrive
2.  a.  one of seven equal or nearly equal parts of an object, quantity, measurement, etc
 b.  (as modifier): a seventh part
3.  the fraction equal to one divided by seven (1/7)
4.  music
 a.  the interval between one note and another seven notes away from it counting inclusively along the diatonic scale
 b.  major minor See also interval one of two notes constituting such an interval in relation to the other
 c.  short for seventh chord
5.  Also: seventhly after the sixth person, position, event, etc
sentence connector
6.  Also: seventhly as the seventh point: linking what follows to the previous statements, as in a speech or argument

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Word Origin & History

O.E. seofunda (Anglian), from P.Gmc. *sebundon (cf. O.N. sjaundi, O.H.G. sibunto), from seven (q.v.).
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Example sentences
Imagine seven towers arranged in a hexagonal pattern,with the seventh at the
The gray wolf is closing in on becoming the seventh.
The seventh and final round of shaking did the trick.
She hails from a long line of dancers-she's the seventh generation-and her
  three daughters followed suit.
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