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[fif-tee-three] /ˈfɪf tiˈθri/
a cardinal number, 50 plus 3.
a symbol for this number, as 53 or LIII.
a set of this many persons or things.
amounting to 53 in number. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • In that region the Russians captured fifty-three officers and 2,200 men.

  • The number of peers of the realm in England at this time was fifty-three.

    Queen Elizabeth Jacob Abbott
  • He has been, he says, fifty-three days in prison, and really he looks wretched.

    Tony Butler Charles James Lever
  • She must now be somewhere in the fifties—let's see—fifty-three, I think.

    The Ideal Stanley Grauman Weinbaum
  • Mattioli would have been sixty-three; Dauger cannot have been under fifty-three.

  • Hivert, who had waited for her fifty-three minutes, had at last started.

    Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
  • She married when she's fifty-three, and she was homely 's a hedge fence and hadn't any faculty.

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    Alice Brown

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