twenty-seventh love

Definitions

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  • adj. The ordinal form of the number twenty-seven. Abbreviation: 27th, 27th
  • n. The person or thing in the twenty-seventh position.
  • n. One of twenty-seven equal parts of a whole.

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

Etymologies

twenty-seven + -th (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • December 13 was the twenty-seventh day of Ramadan, an especially sacred day in the Muslim calendar, when the Prophet Mohammed had received the first verses of the Koran.

    The Longest War

  • For the twenty-seventh time that day, my cell phone rang.

    How to Flirt with A Naked Werewolf

  • While jazzed up about returning the postseason, they had a division championship to lock up, a pennant to win, and a twenty-seventh championship banner to hoist in their new ballpark.

    One Season

  • How could I resist being a villain invading enemy camp, especially on a night when my Yankees could silence Citizens Bank Park with their twenty-seventh baseball championship?

    One Season

  • And as he had only just celebrated his twenty-seventh birthday, he could reasonably hope that there were still many years ahead of him to lead his army to the ends of the earth.

    Alexander the Great

  • What actually happened was this: I spent my twenty-seventh birthday alternately telling her I was going to throw her off the balcony and threatening to urinate on her, until she began crying.

    Get Laid or Die Trying

  • I fit right into the category, moving here days before my twenty-seventh birthday.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • African Americans, in contrast, would rank a depressing twenty-seventh, while Hispanic Americans would rank even lower at thirty-second.

    Max Benavidez: Latinos, Numbers and the Real World

  • In "The Twenty-Seventh Man," Stalin orders the execution of twenty-six writers, and unpublished Pinchas Pelovitz, the twenty-seventh, lands in jail with the others through a clerical error.

    Nathan Englander - An interview with author

  • Geisel repeatedly failed at finding a publisher, and on the day of his twenty-seventh rejection decided to get rid of the manuscript.

    Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss)

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