[twen-tee-sev-uh nth, twuhn-]
- next after the twenty-sixth; being the ordinal number for 27.
- being one of 27 equal parts.
- a twenty-seventh part, especially of one (1/27).
- the twenty-seventh member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for twenty-seventh
“The Twenty-Seventh Man,” was the first break-through story for me.How I Write: Nathan Englander
March 27, 2013
From the lake to Hill 60 the Twenty-seventh Division had its position.
This is the twenty-seventh time we've had you up for this heinous, fearsome crime.Mixed Faces
The colonel of the Twenty-seventh is not the person to overlook it, I promise you.'Jack Hinton
Charles James Lever
Just the day before they had cast on the plain the twenty-seventh man.Beasts, Men and Gods
On the twenty-seventh of December, 1864, I accompanied the captain to Poolesville.The Lost Despatch
Natalie Sumner Lincoln