Fifth

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cardinal number that is the fifth power of ten 100000 , hundred thousand , lakh
eleventh month of the civil year; the fifth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in July and August) Ab , Av
white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals atomic number 20 , Ca , calcium
fifth book of the Old Testament; contains a second statement of Mosaic law Book of Deuteronomy , Deuteronomy
Queen of England as the fifth wife of Henry VIII who was accused of adultery and executed (1520-1542) Catherine Howard , Howard
fifth of May which is observed in Mexico and Mexican-American communities in the United States to commemorate the Mexican victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla in 1862 Cinco de Mayo
small plexus formed by the fifth sacral and coccygeal nerves coccygeal plexus , plexus coccygeus
three-note major or minor chord; a note and its third and fifth tones common chord , triad
fifth ecumenical council in 553 which held Origen's writings to be heretic Constantinople , Second Council of Constantinople
(music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale dominant
prosecution of a defendant for a criminal offense for which he has already been tried; prohibited in the fifth amendment to the United States Constitution double jeopardy
fifth letter of the English alphabet e
right of the state to take private property for public use; the Fifth Amendment that was added to the Constitution of the United States requires that just compensation be made eminent domain
Greek philosopher who taught that all matter is composed of particles of fire and water and air and earth (fifth century BC) Empedocles
fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies ether , quintessence
quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon fifth
sixth day of the week; the fifth working day Fri , Friday
musical form consisting of a theme repeated a fifth above or a fourth below its first statement fugue
(psychoanalysis) the fifth sexual and social stage in a person's development occurring during adolescence; interest focuses on sexual activity genital phase , genital stage
fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Qadah; at least once in a lifetime a Muslim is expected to make a religious journey to Mecca and the Kaaba hadj , haj , hajj
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