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Noun1.III - the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and oneIII - the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
digit, figure - one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits"
Adj.1.III - being one more than twoiii - being one more than two    
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
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1] A slightly inaccurate quotation from Hamlet, Act III, scene I, lines 369-370.
A general glance at the picture could never suggest that there was a hair trunk in it; the Hair Trunk is not mentioned in the title even--which is, "Pope Alexander III.
The first good town we come to we'll hire a hall and do the sword fight in Richard III.
No doubt, if a King Richard III were worsted on a modern battlefield, his instinctive cry would be, "My Kingdom for a telephone
On the accession of William III, when a revolution took place in the government, the subject was still more seriously resumed, and it was declared to be among the fundamental rights of the people that parliaments ought to be held FREQUENTLY.
Have you never remarked that, under circumstances such as these, old maids become, like Richard III.
Indeed, the preceding year, the royal houses of Holland, Austria, and England had concluded a treaty of alliance at the Hague, with the intention of plucking the crown of Spain from the head of Philip V, and placing it on that of an archduke to whom they prematurely gave the title of Charles III.
At last Louis XIII made Treville the captain of his Musketeers, who were to Louis XIII in devotedness, or rather in fanaticism, what his Ordinaries had been to Henry III, and his Scotch Guard to Louis XI.
This event is to be found in Machiavelli's "Florentine History," Book III.
On his arrival in England, the Prince of Orange was proclaimed king, by the name of William III.
Shakespeare, "A Midsummer Night's Dream" Act III, Scene 1, lines 137-141}
Fetch me the handkerchief," Shakespeare, "Othello," Act III, Scene 4, line 98}