next after the forty-eighth; being the ordinal number for 49.
being one of 49 equal parts.
a forty-ninth part, especially of one (1/49).
the forty-ninth member of a series.
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How to use forty-ninth in a sentence
From the Lake of the Woods to the Rockies a new line, the forty-ninth parallel, was agreed upon in 1818.The Canadian Dominion | Oscar D. Skelton
It is also correct to say that it was the fiftieth year because it was placed at the very end of the forty-ninth year.The Astronomy of the Bible | E. Walter Maunder
On the 21st of September, the forty-ninth day of the siege, General Drummond withdrew his forces.Great Events in the History of North and South America | Charles A. Goodrich
He came to me to be weighed on the forty-ninth day and weighed 127½ lbs.The Healthy Life, Vol. V, Nos. 24-28 | Various
This last is the only occasion on which the two hands are together with the second hand "just past the forty-ninth second."Amusements in Mathematics | Henry Ernest Dudeney