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twenty-third

[twen-tee-thurd, twuhn-] /ˈtwɛn tiˈθɜrd, ˈtwʌn-/
adjective
1.
next after the twenty-second; being the ordinal number for 23.
2.
being one of 23 equal parts.
noun
3.
a twenty-third part, especially of one (1/23).
4.
the twenty-third member of a series.
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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
  • He lived in the twenty-third assembly district of the state.

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

    For the Master's Sake Emily Sarah Holt
  • 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
  • I believe the twenty-third had call to arms no less than twenty-five times.

    A Soldier in the Philippines Needom N. Freeman
  • He was crowned on the twenty-third of April, the feast of the patron saint of the realm.

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