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Four Hundredalso 400
The wealthiest and most exclusive social set of a community, especially that of New York City during the Gilded Age.
the Four Hundred US the most exclusive or affluent social clique in a particular place
the exclusive social set of a city or area (usu. prec. by the).
[1885–90, Amer.; allegedly after the capacity of socialite Caroline Schermerhorn Astor's ballroom]
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|Noun||1.||Four Hundred - the exclusive social set of a city|
band, circle, lot, set - an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
|Adj.||1.||four hundred - being one hundred more than three hundred|
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"