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sixty-six

[siks-tee-siks]
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noun
  1. a cardinal number, 60 plus 6.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 66 or LXVI.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.
  4. a card game that is played by two players with a 24-card pack made by removing all cards below the nines from a regular 52-card pack, the object being to score 66 points before one's opponent.
adjective
  1. amounting to 66 in number.
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  • Round and round it goes, and every time it goes round, sixty-six people die.

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  • Last week I stood in a house where another of those sixty-six had passed.

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  • To be exact, it is sixty-six miles from the former city and two hundred from the latter.

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  • The text is printed in two columns with sixty-six lines to a column.

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  • Columbus sailed with three ships, the largest sixty-six feet long.

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