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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. 2017.
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  • Columbus sailed with three ships, the largest sixty-six feet long.

    Evening Round Up William Crosbie Hunter
  • sixty-six years had not bowed her straight shoulders; but now they stooped.

    Fairy Fingers Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
  • It was sixty-six cubits in height, and its upper part was much narrower than the base.

  • Of these, fifty-eight were killed, sixty-six wounded, and thirty-one missing.

    Admiral Farragut A. T. Mahan
  • The distance covered in this time was nineteen hundred and sixty-six miles.

    Last of the Great Scouts Helen Cody Wetmore

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