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  • noun ordinal The ordinal form of the number fifty-four, describing a person or thing in position number 54 of a sequence.
  • noun fractional One of fifty-four equal parts of a whole.


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  • The X-Men could have wound up at the dawn of time or in the fifty-fourth century ... on Risa or Rura Penthe ... in a reality with bipedal humanoids or without them.

    Addicts Tree Riesener 2010

  • In 1965 I wrote my fifty-fourth short story, and that was ‘The Assassination of JFK’, and story number fifty-five was ‘You and Me and the Continuum’.

    Ballardian » ‘Der Visionär des Phantastischen’: An Interview with J.G. Ballard 2008

  • This was the forty-ninth bombing of Lorient and the fifty-fourth bombing of Brest.

    Human Smoke Nicholson Baker 2008

  • "How gratifying," Mr. Reynolds quotes Old Hickory reflecting, "the effect of presenting to the world the sublime spectacle of a Republic of more than 12,000,000 happy people, in the fifty-fourth year of her existence, ... free from debt and all her immense resources unfettered."

    Vibrant, Turbulent Young America 2008

  • This is the one-hundred and fifty-fourth in a series of examinations of comic book urban legends and whether they are true or false.

    Comic Book Urban Legends Revealed #154 | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources 2008

  • Related entry: Defending HoldenBy the way, can you believe that this is the fifty-fourth "On the nightstand" entry?

    Archive 2007-12-01 M-mv 2007

  • Related entry: Defending HoldenBy the way, can you believe that this is the fifty-fourth "On the nightstand" entry?

    On the corner of my desk M-mv 2007

  • This consolatory doctrine is confirmed in the fifty-fourth chapter of the Koran.

    A Philosophical Dictionary 2007

  • St. Jerome develops this method admirably in his fifty-fourth letter to Pammachus.

    A Philosophical Dictionary 2007

  • In his fifty-fourth year these thoughts held him fast, and his profound mind admitted the perilous opinion, too frequent in religious history, that he was an abnormal person, to whom was granted the privilege of conversing with angels and spirits; and this ecstasy connected itself with just this office of explaining the moral import of the sensible world.

    Representative Men 2006


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