- next after the fifty-eighth; being the ordinal number for 59.
- being one of 59 equal parts.
- a fifty-ninth part, especially of one (1/59).
- the fifty-ninth member of a series.
Examples from the Web for fifty-ninth
Historical Examples of fifty-ninth
When they reached Fifty-ninth street Jerry's head was bobbing and his reins were slack.The Four Million
James Monroe was inaugurated as President in his fifty-ninth year.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year
This took him to Fifty-ninth Street, which was as good as anywhere else.Sister Carrie
Cromwell was in the fifty-ninth year of his age when he died.
He followed her shortly after—on the 17th of March, 1840, in the fifty-ninth year of his age.Christmas Evans