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[twen-tee-thurd, twuhn-] /ˈtwɛn tiˈθɜrd, ˈtwʌn-/
next after the twenty-second; being the ordinal number for 23.
being one of 23 equal parts.
a twenty-third part, especially of one (1/23).
the twenty-third member of a series. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • A policeman made an ineffectual attempt to stop them at twenty-third Street, but quickly stepped aside to avoid being run down.

    Mortmain Arthur Cheny Train
  • The latter was beheaded on the twelfth of February, the former on the twenty-third.

    For the Master's Sake Emily Sarah Holt
  • The reason given for this was that Serbia had not replied satisfactorily to Austria's note of the twenty-third of July.

    Serbia: A Sketch Helen Leah Reed
  • I believe the twenty-third had call to arms no less than twenty-five times.

    A Soldier in the Philippines Needom N. Freeman
  • It will be remembered that a portion of the twenty-third Regiment had preceded us a few months.

    A Soldier in the Philippines Needom N. Freeman
  • On the twenty-third day of April we were obliged to lay to in lat.

    Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas W. Hastings Macaulay
  • He was crowned on the twenty-third of April, the feast of the patron saint of the realm.

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