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twenty-first

[twen-tee-furst, twuhn-]
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adjective
  1. next after the twentieth; being the ordinal number for 21.
  2. being one of 21 equal parts.
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noun
  1. a twenty-first part, especially of one (1/21).
  2. the twenty-first member of a series.
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  • But this is rambling far from the momentous twenty-first of June, my day of triumph.

    The Fortune Hunter

    Louis Joseph Vance

  • I was about to pursue the statement that on my twenty-first birthday I gave a party, and She was there.

  • We took the two-twenty train from Charing Cross on the afternoon of the twenty-first.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • I have telegraphed the Heptons that we will join them in Paris on the evening of the twenty-first.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • What better is my twenty-first 105 birthday than any other day?

    An Orkney Maid

    Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr