[fawr-tee-fifth or, often, -fith]
- next after the forty-fourth; being the ordinal number for 45.
- being one of 45 equal parts.
- a forty-fifth part, especially of one (1/45).
- the forty-fifth member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for forty-fifth
He died in his forty-fifth year, at the height of his power.A Writer's Recollections (In Two Volumes), Volume II
Mrs. Humphry Ward
The Forty-fifth Pennsylvania was on the left, its left on the river.
However, we can expect the change about the forty-fifth year.
The tree he had marked well, it was the forty-fifth along the road to Novawies.Freaks of Fanaticism
He died in Paris, in 1792, in the forty-fifth year of his age.The American Revolution