- next after the seventieth; being the ordinal number for 71.
- being one of 71 equal parts.
- a seventy-first part, especially of one (1/71).
- the seventy-first member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for seventy-first
We celebrated his seventy-first birthday by playing billiards all day.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
The "Highlander" regiments were the Forty-second and Seventy-first.The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn
Henry P. Johnston
The battery forced the Seventy-first Ohio from its position.My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field
Charles Carleton Coffin
Here, in his seventy-first year, he died and was buried on the gospel side of the altar.California
Three for a term of natural life—the Seventy-first Regiment.Montreal 1535-1914, Volume II (of 2)
William Henry Atherton