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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. 2017.
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  • "Nine hundred and seventy-six," said a little short man with a paper.

    The New Machiavelli Herbert George Wells
  • Then in May we began to sell to Laramie, five hundred and seventy-six miles.

    Desert Dust Edwin L. Sabin
  • There are seventy-six lines (incomplete) beginning with the colloquy of Gunnar and Hogni.

    Epic and Romance W. P. Ker
  • Thirty-eight cents and seventy-six cents and a dollar four cents!

    Back Home Eugene Wood
  • The distance is seventy-six miles through a practically uninhabited country, much of it a desert, and with water very infrequent.

    Our Italy Charles Dudley Warner
  • We gave Dick twenty, I took seventy-six, and Billy shouldered the rest.

    The Forest Stewart Edward White
  • At the age of seventy-six he could not undertake the designing of these new churches.

    Sir Christopher Wren Lucy Phillimore
  • In 1897, when they went to their relief, there were seventy-six families left.

  • Here have been seventy-six families visited within my parish, out of which died 259 persons.'

    A Book of Golden Deeds Charlotte M. Yonge
  • There are twenty-two tableaus; seventy-six scenes and in all eighteen acts.

    Birdseye Views of Far Lands James T. Nichols

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