• synonyms


[sev-uh n-tee-furst]
  1. next after the seventieth; being the ordinal number for 71.
  2. being one of 71 equal parts.
Show More
  1. a seventy-first part, especially of one (1/71).
  2. the seventy-first member of a series.
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for seventy-first

Historical Examples

  • We celebrated his seventy-first birthday by playing billiards all day.

    Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete

    Albert Bigelow Paine

  • The "Highlander" regiments were the Forty-second and Seventy-first.

  • The battery forced the Seventy-first Ohio from its position.

  • Here, in his seventy-first year, he died and was buried on the gospel side of the altar.


    Mary Austin

  • Three for a term of natural life—the Seventy-first Regiment.