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[siks-tee-siks] /ˈsɪks tiˈsɪks/
a cardinal number, 60 plus 6.
a symbol for this number, as 66 or LXVI.
a set of this many persons or things.
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.
amounting to 66 in number. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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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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