a cardinal number, 20 plus 7.
a symbol for this number, as 27 or XXVII.
a set of this many persons or things.
amounting to 27 in number.
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How to use twenty-seven in a sentence
twenty-seven-year-old George Leslie arrived in New York City in 1869, a successful architect.
twenty-seven percent of African-Americans said they would not report a crime to the police, compared to 54 percent of Hispanics.Woman Who Says She Was Held Captive for 10 Years Feared Deportation | Caitlin Dickson | May 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
twenty-seven-year-old software engineer Pavlo Lykhoviy, who is in the pro-Maidan camp, mentions a pipeline explosion last weekend.
We can feel her sensuality and willfulness in the first daguerreotype we have of Mary, taken in 1846, when she was twenty-seven.
twenty-seven of the 43 defendants, including all but one of the Americans, were tried in absentia.
But the day he planned to start was very cold—the mercury stood twenty-seven below zero.The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux
Given in Madrid, November twenty-seven, one thousand six hundred and twenty-three.
The reported duty of Watt's Herland engine was twenty-seven millions; and if the trial was with his ordinary bushel of 112 lbs.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2) | Francis Trevithick
Watt had claimed such an engine in his patent twenty-seven years before, but had failed to carry it into practice.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2) | Francis Trevithick
The grandfather of Lady Selina Shirley had twenty-seven children, her father being the second son.The Childhood of Distinguished Women | Selina A. Bower