[ twen-tee-siks, twuhn- ]


  1. a cardinal number, 20 plus 6.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 26 or XXVI.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.


  1. amounting to 26 in number.
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Example Sentences

Today, there are only about 30,000 remaining, as they have disappeared from twenty-six countries.

Twenty-six years later, Su Meck is still learning about the family she raised and the husband she has no recollection of marrying.

The place is twenty-six miles north on blacktop, another three and a half over gravel.

Twenty-six nations have joined the search, which has involved 60 ships and 50 aircraft.

As a matter of fact knowing you has been the brightest point in an already bright twenty-six years….

Dressed in full uniform, amid cries of "Long live our King Joachim," the unfortunate man landed with twenty-six followers.

But the sudden defeat of Murat came as a warning, and he hastened to offer the aid of twenty-six thousand troops to the Allies.

The directory of 1780 gave the names of twenty-six jewellers; that of 1880 gives nearly 700, including cognate trades.

Dolcoath Shammal engine, with a cylinder of 45 inches in diameter, did twenty-six and three-quarter millions.

The agreement was that patentees should have one-fourth part of the savings of coal above twenty-six millions.





Twenty-seventh Amendmenttwenty-six counties