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[twen-tee-furst, twuhn-] /ˈtwɛn tiˈfɜrst, ˈtwʌn-/
next after the twentieth; being the ordinal number for 21.
being one of 21 equal parts.
a twenty-first part, especially of one (1/21).
the twenty-first member of a series. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But this is rambling far from the momentous twenty-first of June, my day of triumph.

    The Fortune Hunter Louis Joseph Vance
  • I was about to pursue the statement that on my twenty-first birthday I gave a party, and She was there.

    The Uncommercial Traveller Charles Dickens
  • I have telegraphed the Heptons that we will join them in Paris on the evening of the twenty-first.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • We took the two-twenty train from Charing Cross on the afternoon of the twenty-first.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • What better is my twenty-first 105 birthday than any other day?

    An Orkney Maid Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr

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