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ninety-seventh

[nahyn-tee-sev-uh nth]
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adjective
  1. next after the ninety-sixth; being the ordinal number for 97.
  2. being one of 97 equal parts.
noun
  1. a ninety-seventh part, especially of one (1/97).
  2. the ninety-seventh member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for ninety-seventh

Historical Examples

  • I found we were on the eighty-fourth parallel, near the ninety-seventh meridian.

    My Attainment of the Pole

    Frederick A. Cook

  • He was only twenty-eight when he fell, leading his regiment--the Ninety-seventh--in action before Sebastopol.

    A Handful of Stars

    Frank W. Boreham

  • The four sections in question are the seventh, the fourteenth, the sixteenth, and the ninety-seventh.

    Science and Education

    Thomas H. Huxley

  • With the perilous Big Lead behind us, a bounding course was set to reach the eighty-fifth parallel on the ninety-seventh meridian.

    My Attainment of the Pole

    Frederick A. Cook

  • Our course when arriving at the Pole, as near as it was possible to determine, was on the ninety-seventh meridian.

    My Attainment of the Pole

    Frederick A. Cook


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