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Definition of "fifty-sixth" [fifty-sixth]

  • The ordinal form of the number fifty-six, describing a person or thing in position number 56 of a sequence. (noun)
  • One of fifty-six equal parts of a whole. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "fifty-sixth" in a sentence
  • "The Republican Party of Minnesota's fifty-sixth Senate district is out with a new web video firing an unusual line of attack: women affiliated with the GOP are hotter than their Democratic counterparts."
  • "Another film I feel embarrassed to say that I haven't yet seen, especially as it currently sits fifty-sixth on the IMDB top rated films, and that should say a lot for the German film which carries subtitles all the way through, so often a turn off for general audiences."
  • "And so on the ninth day of her sickness, in the fifty-sixth year of her life and the thirty-third of mine, that religious and devout soul was set loose from the body."