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fortnight


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fortnight  \Fort"night`\  (?;  in  U.S.  often  ?;  277),  n.  [Contr. 
  fr  fourteen  nights,  our  ancestors  reckoning  time  by  nights 
  and  winters;  so  also  seven  nights,  sennight,  a  week.] 
  The  space  of  fourteen  days;  two  weeks. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fortnight 
  n  :  a  period  of  fourteen  consecutive  days;  "most  major  tennis 
  tournaments  last  a  fortnight"  [syn:  {two  weeks}] 




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