- a cardinal number, 20 plus 6.
- a symbol for this number, as 26 or XXVI.
- a set of this many persons or things.
- amounting to 26 in number.
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Examples from the Web for twenty-six
Today, there are only about 30,000 remaining, as they have disappeared from twenty-six countries.Heed the Warnings: Why We’re on the Brink of Mass Extinction
Sean B. Carroll
November 30, 2014
Twenty-six years later, Su Meck is still learning about the family she raised and the husband she has no recollection of marrying.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Sept. 22-28, 2014
September 28, 2014
The place is twenty-six miles north on blacktop, another three and a half over gravel.Pete Dexter’s Indelible Portrait of Author Norman Maclean
March 23, 2014
Twenty-six nations have joined the search, which has involved 60 ships and 50 aircraft.Australia Spots Two Objects in the Hunt for MH370
March 20, 2014
As a matter of fact knowing you has been the brightest point in an already bright twenty-six years….JFK Letter: ‘War Is a Dirty Business’
John F. Kennedy
November 5, 2013
He wrote, in this year, twenty-six letters in support of the scheme.The Letters of Robert Burns
Therefore, deducting this amount, equal to twenty-six per cent.The Railroad Question
She fell into a life of vice and poverty, and died at the age of twenty-six.A Zola Dictionary
J. G. Patterson
His skin still preserved the softness of his twenty-six years.L'Assommoir
I shall not allow her to marry until she is twenty-six, says the fond parent.The Fifth String
John Philip Sousa