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sixty-six

[ siks-tee-siks ]
/ ˈsɪks tiˈsɪks /
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noun

a cardinal number, 60 plus 6.
a symbol for this number, as 66 or LXVI.
a set of this many persons or things.
a card game that is played by two players with a 24-card pack made by removing all cards below the nines from a regular 52-card pack, the object being to score 66 points before one's opponent.

adjective

amounting to 66 in number.

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