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seventeenth


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Seventeenth  \Sev"en*teenth`\,  a.  [From  {Seventeen}:  cf  AS 
  seofonte['o][eth]a,  seofonteoge[eth]a.] 
  1.  Next  in  order  after  the  sixteenth;  coming  after  sixteen 
  others 
 
  In  .  .  .  the  seventeenth  day  of  the  month  .  .  .  were 
  all  the  fountains  of  the  great  deep  broken  up 
  --Gen.  vii. 
  11. 
 
  2.  Constituting  or  being  one  of  seventeen  equal  parts  into 
  which  anything  is  divided. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Seventeenth  \Sev"en*teenth`\,  n. 
  1.  The  next  in  order  after  the  sixteenth;  one  coming  after 
  sixteen  others 
 
  2.  The  quotient  of  a  unit  divided  by  seventeen;  one  of 
  seventeen  equal  parts  or  divisions  of  one  whole. 
 
  3.  (Mus.)  An  interval  of  two  octaves  and  a  third 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  seventeenth 
  adj  :  coming  next  after  the  sixteenth  in  position  [syn:  {17th}] 
  n  :  position  17  in  a  countable  series  of  things 




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