a cardinal number, 30 plus 3.
a symbol for this number, as 33 or XXXIII.
a set of this many persons or things.
amounting to 33 in number.
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How to use thirty-three in a sentence
thirty-three percent said “they have not noticed a change in the weather around them.”
As an expression of gratitude, Paul donated thirty-three of these paintings to major French museums, including the Louvre.My Grandfather's War: Recovering the Art the Nazis Stole | Anne Sinclair | October 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Orioles had won thirty-three of forty-three games, to tie Milwaukee for first place on the season's next-to-last day.
Central won thirty-three consecutive games, and Suffridge became a plum for the college recruiters.Football Great Bob Suffridge Wanders Through the End Zone of Life | Paul Hemphill | September 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
thirty-three million Iranians did not chant “Death to America!”
The amount of the taxed costs is one hundred and thirty-three, six, four, Mr. Perker.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2) | Charles Dickens
Between these two ranges of islands we only obtained one cast of the lead which gave us thirty-three fathoms on a coral bottom.
Today we beheld the coast of China for the first time, and towards evening we were not more than thirty-three miles from Macao.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
To the general astonishment there were only one hundred and thirty-three Ayes to one hundred and eighty-nine Noes.The History of England from the Accession of James II. | Thomas Babington Macaulay
When war was declared the son Sauvage, who was then thirty-three years old, enlisted, leaving his mother alone in the house.Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete | Guy de Maupassant
British Dictionary definitions for thirty-three
a former name for LP 1
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