- a cardinal number, 70 plus 3.
- a symbol for this number, as 73 or LXXIII.
- a set of this many persons or things.
- amounting to 73 in number.
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Examples from the Web for seventy-three
Seventy-three homes had to be demolished and completely rebuilt, and another 170 were partially restored.The Five-Year-Old Boy Rebuilding West, Texas
May 3, 2014
Seventy-three percent of voters in North Carolina support background checks.‘Yes’ Gun Control Vote Pays Off for Two Senators: Polls
May 2, 2013
I laughed at me ever being seventy-three, but I suppose I will some day.W. A. G.'s Tale
She was no longer fifteen, she would be seventy-three on Saint-Anthony's day.L'Assommoir
Number from Rockbridge County, one hundred and seventy-three .The Story of a Cannoneer Under Stonewall Jackson
Edward A. Moore
The amendment was defeated by a vote of seventy-three to fifty-eight.
But, grandpapa, darling, that grandpapa was seventy-three grandpapas back!Old Man Savarin and Other Stories
Edward William Thomson