[twen-tee-sev-uh nth, twuhn-]


next after the twenty-sixth; being the ordinal number for 27.
being one of 27 equal parts.


a twenty-seventh part, especially of one (1/27).
the twenty-seventh member of a series. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • From the lake to Hill 60 the Twenty-seventh Division had its position.

  • This is the twenty-seventh time we've had you up for this heinous, fearsome crime.

    Mixed Faces

    Roy Norton

  • The colonel of the Twenty-seventh is not the person to overlook it, I promise you.'

    Jack Hinton

    Charles James Lever

  • Just the day before they had cast on the plain the twenty-seventh man.

    Beasts, Men and Gods

    Ferdinand Ossendowski

  • On the twenty-seventh of December, 1864, I accompanied the captain to Poolesville.

    The Lost Despatch

    Natalie Sumner Lincoln