- a cardinal number, 20 plus 3.
- a symbol for this number, as 23 or XXIII.
- a set of this many persons or things.
- amounting to 23 in number.
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Examples from the Web for twenty-three
At 10:05 the south tower shuddered and collapsed; twenty-three minutes later the north tower fell as well.The Resilient City: New York After 9/11
September 11, 2014
After all we were not so much to blame; Geneviève was eighteen, Boris was twenty-three, and I not quite twenty-one.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show
Robert W. Chambers
February 20, 2014
The Jamaican Bobsled team is back, having already won about twenty-three golds in Kickstarting.The Olympics Are Already Two Days Old. This Is Your Test.
February 9, 2014
Twenty-three plaintiffs in the class-action suit against the NFL died this year.What's Really Killing Athletes With Concussions?
Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad
December 26, 2013
Her words are promising, of course, to me at a ripe twenty-three years of age.French Women Don't Get Facelifts
December 17, 2013
For twenty-three days more Eyre and his attendant Wylie pursued their way.Explorations in Australia
After studying a moment, she said: "About twenty-three dollars."Harriet, The Moses of Her People
Sarah H. Bradford
In the twenty-three years of his life, every gift that money could lavish had been his.Within the Law
I'm twenty-three, and I never said the words to any one else, even though I'm an American girl.Quaint Courtships
And looking a girl of twenty-three, at most, while you do it!It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson