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eightieth

ay tee ith

  • n  position 80 in a countable series of things
  • s  the ordinal number of eighty in counting order

  • To celebrate his eightieth year, he has had seven one-man shows.
  • On his eightieth birthday d'Arcy learned that the Prohibition forces had been using his ballad as dry propaganda for years.
  • Equations based on his theory, he suggested, would accurately predict the orientation of the orbit of Mercury, which changes about one-eightieth of a degree more per century than .
News & Articles

  • Writer William Harrison dies
    Renowned fiction writer William Harrison , who lived in Fayetteville for the last 50 years, died yesterday. He was a week shy of his eightieth birthday. A novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter, his works include the short story "Roller Ball Murder," made into the film "Rollerball" in 1975 (he wrote the screenplay) and the novels "Burton and Speke" and " Africana. " In all, he published ...
    Oct. 23, 2013 - Arkansas Times
Quotes

  • Tim Fischer in The Age
    It is a delightful privilege to take on this role just in time for the eightieth anniversary year of the Royal Flying Doctor Service,Mr Fischer said in a statement.
  • Donna Shalala in Baltimore Sun
    Your professional journey has brought diagnostic and potentially life-saving evaluation to women with abnormal Pap smears. Even now, in your eightieth year, you are bringing colposcopy information to the clinics of Western Maryland,wrote Dr....

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