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[sev-uh n-tee-siks] /ˈsɛv ən tiˈsɪks/
a cardinal number, 70 plus 6.
a symbol for this number, as 76 or LXXVI.
a set of this many persons or things.
amounting to 76 in number. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • We gave Dick twenty, I took seventy-six, and Billy shouldered the rest.

    The Forest Stewart Edward White
  • "seventy-six dollars so far," he announced after some arithmetic.

    The Stutterer R.R. Merliss
  • There are seventy-six lines (incomplete) beginning with the colloquy of Gunnar and Hogni.

    Epic and Romance

    W. P. Ker
  • Then in May we began to sell to Laramie, five hundred and seventy-six miles.

    Desert Dust Edwin L. Sabin
  • "That will be small soap for seventy-six sheep," remarked Addison.

    When Life Was Young C. A. Stephens
  • In 1889 he returned to England and died at the age of seventy-six years.

  • Thirty-eight cents and seventy-six cents and a dollar four cents!

    Back Home Eugene Wood
  • At the time of this controversy Las Casas was seventy-six years old.

    Las Casas Alice J. Knight
  • We counted only seventy-six; but we were not exact in counting.

    Holborn and Bloomsbury Sir Walter Besant
  • There was a good deal more of it, for the "Reply" ran to seventy-six pages.

    The Magnificent Montez Horace Wyndham

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