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  • adj. The ordinal form of the number twenty-four.
  • n. The person or thing in the twenty-fourth position.
  • n. One of twenty-four equal parts of a whole.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. coming next after the twenty-third in position


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  • But he did remember his respected uncle, Ah Kow, for him had he served as a slave from his sixth year to his twenty-fourth.

    Chun Ah Chun

  • Of the forty-six countries for which data were available, Russia had only the thirty-seventh highest rate of victimization by burglary, the twenty-third highest for theft of personal property, and the twenty-fourth highest for assault with force.

    The Return

  • On the twenty-fourth day of the eleventh month, the month of Shebat, in the second year of Darius, the word of the LORD came to the prophet Zechariah son of Berechiah son of Iddo; and Zechariah said, In the night I saw a man riding on a red horse!

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • Mostly, of course, it was just about everyday life in the late twenty-fourth century.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • But that said, what we call Harmonic Convergence took place . . . and seven days later on August twenty-fourth a mini-alignment took place.

    Surrender the Dark

  • Three days later, on my twenty-fourth birthday, he woke himself up long enough to write me an e-mail about how much he loved me and how I was a strong woman who could do anything.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery

  • Then, shortly after Violet celebrated her twenty-fourth birthday, her father died and bequeathed to her his television set.

    Sentimental Frosting

  • “Not a hell of a lot, against twenty-fourth century weapons,” Rasmussen commented.

    Star Trek The Next Generation®

  • It was something they did every year, he said, on the twenty-fourth of June, they went to a restaurant that two of them owned and ate there in the hours between lunch and supper when it was closed to customers.

    The Empty Family

  • Alexander now celebrated his twenty-fourth birthday with a new determination to take the stronghold at any cost.

    Alexander the Great


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