[ tree-di-sil-yuhn ]
/ ˌtri dɪˈsɪl yən /
noun, plural tre·de·cil·lions, (as after a numeral) tre·de·cil·lion.
a cardinal number represented in the U.S. by 1 followed by 42 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 78 zeros.
amounting to one tredecillion in number.
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