nineteenth nineteenth  /ˈnaɪn ˈtinθ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) position 19 in a countable series of things
  2. (adj) coming next after the eighteenth in position

Usage(s):

  1. Chandlers have prospered since this city became a hub for maritime trade in the early nineteenth century.
  2. The twentieth Stockbridge Art Exhibition was more glittering, more splendid, than the first or the nineteenth.
  3. Russians revere the memory of their great nineteenth-century poet, Alexander Pushkin.

News

  1. Architecture Firms Need To Stop Referring To Junior Employees As 'Interns'

    The title “intern” should be banished from the profession of architecture. It’s about time. It has run its course. It’s outmoded and contributes to a culture of exploitation in the guise of opportunity. Frankly, it makes us look so nineteenth century.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  2. READER SUBMITTED: Regency Romances Growing In Popularity According To Local Author

    Regency Romance novels are a distinct genre that represent the polite and stylistic conventions of early nineteenth century England. Jane Austen and later, Georgette Heyer, are the most notable early Regency authors. According to Elaine Violette, a Niantic author of Regency Romances, the popularity of historical romance is growing, particularly with current movies portraying Regency classics ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: FOX CT Hartford

  3. Calendar List

    NINETEENTH ANNUAL COALTON DAYS PARADE will be June 22. Line-up will begin at 12:30 p.m. The parade will begin at 2 p.m. Parade staff will be on hand to assist with line up. Awards will be given to fire departments and twirlette/dance groups.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Inter-Mountain

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