Definition of "letter of the alphabet" [letter of the alphabet]

  • The conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "letter of the alphabet" in a sentence
  • "The ninth letter of the alphabet refers to nine hours subtracted from Greenwich Mean Time, England, hence the minus-nine time."
  • "In the first, second, and fourth elegies each verse begins with a letter of the Hebrew alphabet, the letters following in order, as the first verse begins with Aleph, the second with Beth, etc.; in the third elegy every fourth verse begins with a letter of the alphabet in due order."
  • "In Lam., iii, each successive letter of the alphabet begins three lines, so that the chapter consists of sixty-six lines in which each letter of the alphabet occurs three times as the initial of the line."