[sev-uh n-tee-thurd]


next after the seventy-second; being the ordinal number for 73.
being one of 73 equal parts.


a seventy-third part, especially of one (1/73).
the seventy-third member of a series. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for seventy-third

Historical Examples of seventy-third

  • He died December 19, 1904, in the seventy-third year of his age.

    Among the Sioux

    R. J. Creswell

  • He was in his seventy-third year, "weary of this uncharitable world," as he said.


    Arthur Christopher Benson

  • Born in the year 1799, Dr. Anderson is now in his seventy-third year.

    Western Worthies

    J. Stephen Jeans

  • A series of curves shows the daily march of temperature at various locations along the seventy-third meridian.

  • His lordship having been born in August, 1767, was consequently in the seventy-third year of his age.