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  1. a cardinal number, 60 plus 1.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 61 or LXI.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.
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  1. amounting to 61 in number.
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Examples from the Web for sixty-one

Contemporary Examples of sixty-one

Historical Examples of sixty-one

  • In 1831 it was extended sixty-one miles, and the year following sixty-seven miles.

    The Railroad Question

    William Larrabee

  • On the "Chesapeake" were sixty-one killed, and eighty-five wounded men.

  • But in the spring of one hundred and sixty-one, for a little while one day, the gulf was bridged.

    Space Prison

    Tom Godwin

  • Only sixty-one of the planets, however, have Primes old enough for us to detect.

    The Galaxy Primes

    Edward Elmer Smith

  • This was leased to him for sixty-one years at an annual rent of 15 7s.


    G. E. (Geraldine Edith) Mitton