- a cardinal number, 20 plus 8.
- a symbol for this number, as 28 or XXVIII.
- a set of this many persons or things.
- amounting to 28 in number.
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Examples from the Web for twenty-eight
Twenty-eight years ago, Veronique Vial was asked to photograph Cirque du Soleil.A Backstage Love Affair With Cirque du Soleil
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Twenty-eight men have reached the mark in the history of American professional baseball.10 Unforgettable Derek Jeter Highlights (VIDEO)
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I help advise Omer, a twenty-eight year old journalist, in his doctoral studies at Rotterdam University.Powerless In Gaza
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Twenty-eight percent more men were taking antidepressants in 2010 than in 2001.Americans’ Prescription-Pill Use Skyrockets, Medco Report Finds
November 16, 2011
Twenty-eight House Democrats and 12 Senate Democrats voted for the Bush tax cut in 2001.Forget Bipartisanship
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"It lacks just a few months of being twenty-eight years," she added.Dust
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The farmers from Euclid and Newburgh came in with twenty-eight yoke of cattle.Cleveland Past and Present
I won my paternity right, when I was but twenty-eight, just about your age.City of Endless Night
"We must give number twenty-eight a new room," said Dr. Hardman.Frank Roscoe's Secret
At twenty-eight he was called to the bar, and had every step in life yet to make.Self-Help