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sixty-six

[siks-tee-siks] /ˈsɪks tiˈsɪks/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 60 plus 6.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 66 or LXVI.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
4.
a card game that is played by two players with a 24-card pack made by removing all cards below the nines from a regular 52-card pack, the object being to score 66 points before one's opponent.
adjective
5.
amounting to 66 in number.
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  • Columbus sailed with three ships, the largest sixty-six feet long.

    Evening Round Up William Crosbie Hunter
  • Last week I stood in a house where another of those sixty-six had passed.

    Things as They Are Amy Wilson-Carmichael
  • It was sixty-six cubits in height, and its upper part was much narrower than the base.

  • To be exact, it is sixty-six miles from the former city and two hundred from the latter.

    Aztec Land Maturin M. Ballou
  • The distance covered in this time was nineteen hundred and sixty-six miles.

    Last of the Great Scouts Helen Cody Wetmore

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