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  1. next after the forty-second; being the ordinal number for 43.
  2. being one of 43 equal parts.
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  1. a forty-third part, especially of one (1/43).
  2. the forty-third member of a series.
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Examples from the Web for forty-third

Historical Examples of forty-third

  • On the 15th of February, 1862, he died in the forty-third year of his age.

    Cleveland Past and Present

    Maurice Joblin

  • He was now in his forty-third year, and at the height of his powers.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

    William Milligan Sloane

  • He, with his tragedy in the background, that he could not speak of, in his forty-third year.

    The Rhodesian

    Gertrude Page

  • Madame de Chevreuse had then entered upon her forty-third year.

  • The forty-third question runs: 'What is the preface to the Ten Commandments?'

    A Handful of Stars

    Frank W. Boreham