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[thur-tee-fawr, -fohr] /ˈθɜr tiˈfɔr, -ˈfoʊr/
a cardinal number, 30 plus 4.
a symbol for this number, as 34 or XXXIV.
a set of this many persons or things.
amounting to 34 in number. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It had six columns in the front, and eleven on each side; in all thirty-four.

  • He died at thirty-four, after a life of great triumphs and excesses.

    Poems William D. Howells
  • She was only thirty-four; but who can measure in years the love and faith, the hope and sorrow, of such a life?

    Women of Achievement Benjamin Brawley
  • thirty-four of the colonists were either killed or carried into captivity.

    King Philip John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
  • On this occasion the passage though stormy was very quick, for it lasted only thirty-four days.

  • The certificates and the votes of thirty-four of the States are undisputed.

    The Electoral Votes of 1876 David Dudley Field
  • He took out the policy at the age of thirty-four, with monthly payments of fifty credits.

    The Risk Profession Donald Edwin Westlake

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