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cinque

 (sĭngk, săngk)
n. Games
The number five in cards or dice.

[Middle English cink, from Old French cinc, from Latin quīnque, five; see penkwe in Indo-European roots.]

cinque

(sɪŋk)
n
1. (Card Games) the number five in cards, dice, etc
2. (Gambling, except Cards) the number five in cards, dice, etc
[C14: from Old French cinq five]
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Noun1.cinque - the cardinal number that is the sum of four and onecinque - the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
digit, figure - one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits"
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Sengbe Pieh, often known in the US as Joseph Cinque, was one of fifty-three captives who staged a successful revolt aboard the slave ship Amistad in 1839.
Joseph Cinque, recompense les performances realisees par le groupe marocain dans le domaine de l'hospitalite notamment sur ses vols longs courriers reliant le Maroc et l'Amerique du Nord.
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Besides Joseph Cinque, Samuel Crowther, Olaudah Equiano, Phillis Wheatley, and Joseph Wright, Postma includes fresh names: Essjerrie Ettin (from his earlier research on the Dutch slave trade); Ayuba Suleiman (from Curtin's Africa Remembered); and Sarah Margru Kinson (from publications about the Amistad mutiny).