The ordinal number matching the number 16 in a series.(noun)
One of 16 equal parts.(noun)
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Use "sixteenth" in a sentence
"But it isn't just that he knows so much, he is also incredibly enthusiastic and excited about history, and is able to always communicate that enthusiasm, so that when you are listening to him you also get excited about rabbinic intrigues in sixteenth century France."
"Catholic reforming activity in sixteenth century has been the subject of intense historical debate."
"Religious crime in sixteenth century Scotland by previous winner of Young Observer playwriting competition."