next after the forty-sixth; being the ordinal number for 47.
being one of 47 equal parts.
a forty-seventh part, especially of one (1/47).
the forty-seventh member of a series.
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How to use forty-seventh in a sentence
On the 23rd of January, Mr. Pitt expired, in the forty-seventh year of his age.
Four hundred additional marines and the forty-seventh regiment were promptly landed.
The forty-sixth floor of the Lasser Building had no windows on this side, but there were plenty on the forty-seventh.The Penal Cluster | Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
Almost at the same moment, the crowd on forty-seventh Street thrilled in admiration of a rescue feat even more perilous.Careers of Danger and Daring | Cleveland Moffett
He died at Arras on the 3rd of December 1592, in the forty-seventh year of his age.