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twenty-seventh

[twen-tee-sev-uh nth, twuhn-] /ˈtwɛn tiˈsɛv ənθ, ˈtwʌn-/
adjective
1.
next after the twenty-sixth; being the ordinal number for 27.
2.
being one of 27 equal parts.
noun
3.
a twenty-seventh part, especially of one (1/27).
4.
the twenty-seventh member of a series.
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  • 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 Roy Norton
  • 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 Ferdinand Ossendowski
  • On the twenty-seventh of December, 1864, I accompanied the captain to Poolesville.

    The Lost Despatch Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  • The Marriage came off during the third summer of her twenty-seventh year.

    Ade's Fables George Ade
  • Chester looked anxiously at his watch for the twenty-seventh time that morning.

    Red Pepper Burns Grace S. Richmond
  • And this is the seventh bushel of the twenty-seventh quarter.

    The First Distiller Leo Tolstoy
  • She will be seven years old the twenty-seventh of this month.

    Story of My Life Helen Keller

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