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  1. next after the fifty-eighth; being the ordinal number for 59.
  2. being one of 59 equal parts.
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  1. a fifty-ninth part, especially of one (1/59).
  2. the fifty-ninth member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for fifty-ninth

Historical Examples

  • When they reached Fifty-ninth street Jerry's head was bobbing and his reins were slack.

    The Four Million

    O. Henry

  • James Monroe was inaugurated as President in his fifty-ninth year.

  • This took him to Fifty-ninth Street, which was as good as anywhere else.

    Sister Carrie

    Theodore Dreiser

  • 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

    Paxton Hood