[fif-tee-fawrth, -fohrth]


next after the fifty-third; being the ordinal number for 54.
being one of 54 equal parts.


a fifty-fourth part, especially of one (1/54).
the fifty-fourth member of a series. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for fifty-fourth

Historical Examples of fifty-fourth

  • Was not the honorable member's father a band-master in the Fifty-fourth?

    One Of Them

    Charles James Lever

  • Gad, Carus, the Fifty-fourth took it out of us at that thousand-guinea main!

    The Reckoning

    Robert W. Chambers

  • On the 1st of March he reached his eighty-fifth year, and his wife Emma her fifty-fourth.

    Wilford Woodruff

    Matthias F. Cowley

  • The answer, "The Fifty-fourth Virginia," had a most surprising effect on them.

    Campfire and Battlefield

    Rossiter Johnson

  • Date, November 26, 1504, in the fifty-fourth year of her age.