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Four Hundred

also 400
n.
The wealthiest and most exclusive social set of a community, especially that of New York City during the Gilded Age.
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Adj.1.400 - being one hundred more than three hundred
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
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I soon fell into the company of some Dutch sailors belonging to the Amboyna, of Amsterdam, a stout ship of 450 tons.
Another spectacle attracted their attention, that of the southern part of the moon, brought by the glasses to within 450 yards.
Everything which I have said about the country near Maldonado is applicable to Monte Video; but the land, with the one exception of the Green Mount 450 feet high, from which it takes its name, is far more level.
Nonetheless, they do not satisfactorily explain why talmudic passages deriving from earlier than 400 CE speak of targum didan--"our Targum" (TB Kiddushin 49a) and have so many Targum references.
Peter Reynolds, who became Britain's leading experimental archaeologist, the farm is a re-creation of an entire Iron Age settlement, the original of which dated to about 400 BCE to 400 CE.
It finds references in India's court records dating back to around 400 CE, in Rome during Roman Empire, in Spain during Convivienca, in medical texts of Ebers Papyrus, in Syria and Egypt in 14th century CE.
In chapter one, The Beginnings, Howard provides an enlightening history of (as she refers to it), "one of the world's rare treasures: the Great Library", also known as the Alexandrian Library, which existed in Alexandria, Egypt in 400 CE (11).