- next after the seventy-second; being the ordinal number for 73.
- being one of 73 equal parts.
- a seventy-third part, especially of one (1/73).
- the seventy-third member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for seventy-third
He died December 19, 1904, in the seventy-third year of his age.Among the Sioux
R. J. Creswell
He was in his seventy-third year, "weary of this uncharitable world," as he said.Essays
Arthur Christopher Benson
Born in the year 1799, Dr. Anderson is now in his seventy-third year.Western Worthies
J. Stephen Jeans
A series of curves shows the daily march of temperature at various locations along the seventy-third meridian.The Andes of Southern Peru
His lordship having been born in August, 1767, was consequently in the seventy-third year of his age.