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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How to use seventy-three in a sentence
Seventy three percent of students at David Douglas High School in Portland, Oregon are low-income.
seventy-three homes had to be demolished and completely rebuilt, and another 170 were partially restored.
seventy-three percent of voters in North Carolina support background checks.‘Yes’ Gun Control Vote Pays Off for Two Senators: Polls | Michael Keller | May 2, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The distance is seventy-three English miles, and the journey is performed in ten hours.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
Lafayette was seventy-three years old when he led this last revolution.Harper's Young People, November 30, 1880 | Various
On a division the resolution was carried by a majority of two hundred and seventy-three against two hundred and fifty.
Sir George Grey's motion was carried by a majority of two hundred and fifty against one hundred and seventy-three.
We had taken seventy-three pieces of cannon, and were masters of the whole field.