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ninety-sixth

[nahyn-tee-siksth] /ˈnaɪn tiˈsɪksθ/
adjective
1.
next after the ninety-fifth; being the ordinal number for 96.
2.
being one of 96 equal parts.
noun
3.
a ninety-sixth part, especially of one (1/96).
4.
the ninety-sixth member of a series.
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  • The wife had seen her ninety-sixth and the husband his hundred and second birthday.

  • The Blue Prince, who is now leading, approaches the ninety-sixth milestone.

    If I May A. A. Milne
  • The first work he ever did as a builder was the big arch at ninety-sixth Street.

  • The man told me he had been up to your house in ninety-sixth Street.

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  • The rest of the regiment quickly followed; then came the ninety-sixth Illinois.

    The Civil War Through the Camera

    Henry W. (Henry William) Elson
  • The Chief is in his ninety-sixth year and depends upon chance visitors for his companionship and food.

    The New North Agnes Deans Cameron
  • Just above Belvidere are the two reservoirs of the water works, extending as far north as ninety-sixth street.

  • Between this and the day itself came a memorial meeting in honor of the ninety-sixth anniversary of Emerson's birth.

    Julia Ward Howe Laura E. Richards
  • I determined to stop proceedings in ninety-sixth Street, if such a thing were possible.

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