- next after the ninety-sixth; being the ordinal number for 97.
- being one of 97 equal parts.
- a ninety-seventh part, especially of one (1/97).
- the ninety-seventh member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for ninety-seventh
I found we were on the eighty-fourth parallel, near the ninety-seventh meridian.
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.
Our course when arriving at the Pole, as near as it was possible to determine, was on the ninety-seventh meridian.