eighty-six eighty-six

Definition(s):

  • (adj) being six more than eighty

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • In ten square miles of the eastern state I live in New Jersey are more people than there are in the five hundred and eighty-six thousand square miles of Alaska.

News

  1. Photo Gallery: Hanover High School Graduation

    One-hundred eighty-six graduates received their diplomas at Hanover High School’s commencement in Hanover, N.H., on June 14, 2013.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Valley News

  2. Globe High graduates happily turn their tassels

    Globe — On Tuesday, June 4 Globe High School celebrated the Class of 2013 in grand style. Eighty-six students clad in black and orange caps and gowns marched onto Harbison Field with big smiles for the last time as GHS students.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Arizona Silver Belt

Quotes

  1. "Eighty-six thousand, three-hundred and forty-four," Florida center Al Horford said with a smile and zero hesitation.
    on Apr 1, 2007 By: Al Horford Source: Baltimore Sun

  2. "Eighty-six years or so seems long enough for New Zealand to wait for access to the Australian market for apples," Anderton told reporters.
    on Aug 19, 2007 By: Jim Anderton Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Eighty-six billion dollars in the arts industries in Canada has just been somehow totally dismissed by Prime Minister Harper," said Ms. Atwood, speaking before a crowd of about 300 people.
    on Oct 2, 2008 By: Margaret Atwood Source: National Post

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