a cardinal number, 40 plus 4.
a symbol for this number, as 44 or XLIV.
a set of this many persons or things.
amounting to 44 in number.
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How to use forty-four in a sentence
forty-four percent of people live in a state where gay and lesbian couples can marry; 59 percent of people support equal marriage.Watch This Amazing Ode to Marriage Equality, by Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco | Tim Teeman | September 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
"Six forty-four, Pacific Time," Harold says, looking at his watch.The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull | Mark Jacobson | March 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
forty-four years ago, Lt. William G. Haneke was pronounced dead five times over 48 hours.Pronounced Dead in Vietnam, Lt. Bill Haneke Inspires Post-9/11 Veterans | Sandra McElwaine | November 11, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
forty-four states now have innocence projects devoted to identifying and helping gain the release of innocent prisoners.Conn. Ends Death Penalty, But Not For 11 Men On Death Row | David R. Dow | April 7, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
His son John and forty four men marched in support of the Americans.
It is about three leagues wide and is forty-four and one half degrees from the Equator.
The two armies were very nearly equal in numbers, the French having forty-seven thousand men and the English forty-four thousand.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Not until forty-four years had elapsed did she renew her acquaintance with the family in the person of Peter Ilich.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
It is followed by forty-four pages of argument and illustration relating exclusively to the able-bodied wage-earner.English Poor Law Policy | Sidney Webb
Mr. Hume, however, only found forty-four members to vote for his motion, while one hundred and forty-three voted against it.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan