- next after the eighty-eighth; being the ordinal number for 89.
- being one of 89 equal parts.
- an eighty-ninth part, especially of one (1/89).
- the eighty-ninth member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for eighty-ninth
The Eighty-ninth Congress was potentially more fertile ground for the broad range of controversial programs on his dream agenda.Thank Congress, Not LBJ for Great Society
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He died December 4, 1845, in the eighty-ninth year of his age.Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi
He died in 1707 in the eighty-ninth year of his life and the fiftieth of his reign.The World's Greatest Books, Vol XII.
He died December 4th, 1845, in the eighty-ninth year of his age.A History of Pantomime
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As Mr. Gladstone was born in Liverpool on the 29th of December, 1809, he is now in his eighty-ninth year.
Her sister, in her eighty-ninth year, equally unfaded in her great intellectual gifts, still lingers for a while on the scene.