[sev-uh n-tee-wuhn]


a cardinal number, 70 plus 1.
a symbol for this number, as 71 or LXXI.
a set of this many persons or things.


amounting to 71 in number. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for seventy-one

Contemporary Examples of seventy-one

Historical Examples of seventy-one

  • And seventy-one out of eighty of these upstarts must do the bidding of the priests.

    Ireland as It Is

    Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

  • One hundred and seventy-one days passed without any reference to it.

    Real Ghost Stories

    William T. Stead

  • Eighty-five were killed and three hundred and seventy-one wounded.

  • Now, at seventy-one, he had all the endurance and energy of youth.

    Las Casas

    Alice J. Knight

  • Two hundred and seventy-one officers and seamen lost their lives.