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twenty-six

[twen-tee-siks, twuhn-] /ˈtwɛn tiˈsɪks, ˈtwʌn-/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 20 plus 6.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 26 or XXVI.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 26 in number.
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  • He wrote, in this year, twenty-six letters in support of the scheme.

  • Therefore, deducting this amount, equal to twenty-six per cent.

    The Railroad Question William Larrabee
  • She fell into a life of vice and poverty, and died at the age of twenty-six.

    A Zola Dictionary J. G. Patterson
  • His skin still preserved the softness of his twenty-six years.

    L'Assommoir Emile Zola
  • I shall not allow her to marry until she is twenty-six, says the fond parent.

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    John Philip Sousa

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