mid-seventies mid-seventies

Definition(s):

  • (n) the time of life between 70 and 80

Usage(s):

  1. By the mid-seventies, 90% of China's imports came from Britain, British India and Hong Kong, and 70% of China's exports were going to British ports.
  2. And when I was even younger, I shared a room with my teenage brother, which gave me an inordinate level of exposure to mid-seventies rock.

News

  • Summer temperatures still below normal

    The wind will stay northeast on Wednesday and that means temperatures will stay rather cool in Milwaukee. Look for high temperatures in the mid to upper-sixties lakeside and low to mid-seventies well inland from Lake Michigan.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: TMJ4 Milwaukee

Quotes

  1. George describes the post-soul era as "the twisting, troubling, turmoil-filled, and often terrific years since the mid-seventies when black America moved into a new phase of its history."
    on May 12, 2004 By: Nelson George Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  2. "Sure, I would equate it to the mid-Seventies, when loads of black players were trying to break through," Regis said. "They were always in the squad, knocking on the door, but never quite getting there. Then suddenly, in the late Seventies,...
    on Jul 6, 2008 By: Cyrille Regis Source: Times Online

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