forty-seven forty-seven

Definition(s):

  • (adj) being seven more than forty

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Two hundred forty-seven Native American casinos dot tribal lands in 22 states; 84 riverboat or dockside casinos ply the waters or sit at berth in six states.
  2. When I entered the Senate in 1987, Arizona had forty-seven thousand miles of paved roadway.
  3. After one minute and forty-seven seconds of fighting he climbed out again onto the shoulders of yelling spectators.

News

  1. Bridge to be named for Randolph native killed in Vietnam

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Forty-seven years ago, Randolph County native Garry Lee Burgess embarked on a search and destroy mission through the South Vietnamese jungle. During an enemy artillery, rocket, and mortar attack, Burgess was fatally wounded. He died ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Charleston Gazette

  2. Delaware Man Accused Of Scam Targeting Immigrants

    Forty-seven-year-old Jose Oyola, of Greenwood, is facing charges including Theft and Extortion following an investigation by State Police.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CBS Philadelphia

  3. Gazette.Net: Potomac pilot, teammate prepare to take wing in annual air race

    Forty-seven planes will soar through the air over Washington state to begin their race against the clock in the 2013 Air Race Classic. Pilots Debi Dreyfuss of Potomac and Linda Knowles of Falls Church, Va., will be in one of those planes next Tuesday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Aspen Hill Gazette

Quotes

  1. "I feel like we don't get rewarded tonight for what we did," Hurricanes coach Peter Laviolette said. "Tim Thomas played a terrific game for them. You fire forty-seven shots on net, you certainly wouldn't think you'd have to wait until the...
    on Dec 2, 2006 By: Peter Laviolette Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "There are 110 single men on the list," said Forbes. "Forty-seven women are also unhitched right now."
    on Mar 5, 2008 By: Steve Forbes Source: AFP

  3. Americans are "seeing their premiums, their co-pays go up. Forty-seven million Americans are without health insurance in America today," McCain said. "And it really is the cost, the escalating costs of health care that are inflicting such...
    on Oct 15, 2008 By: John McCain Source: WISN.com

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