seventy-three


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Adj.1.seventy-three - being three more than seventyseventy-three - being three more than seventy  
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
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From Moscow to Vyazma the French army of seventy-three thousand men not reckoning the Guards (who did nothing during the whole war but pillage) was reduced to thirty-six thousand, though not more than five thousand had fallen in battle.
We returned to Constantinople, and the following year, seventy-three, it became known that Don John had seized Tunis and taken the kingdom from the Turks, and placed Muley Hamet in possession, putting an end to the hopes which Muley Hamida, the cruelest and bravest Moor in the world, entertained of returning to reign there.
Computing the distance between the thirty-first and forty-fifth degrees, it amounts to nine hundred and seventy-three common miles; computing it from thirty-one to forty-two degrees, to seven hundred and sixty-four miles and a half.
Athens, as we learn from Demosthenes, was the arbiter of Greece seventy-three years.
One hundred and seventy-three thousand and fifty dollars ($173,050).
The Belgian telephones have cost the most--two hundred and seventy-three dollars apiece; and the Finnish telephones the least--eighty-one dollars.
Whoever can there bring sufficient proof, that he has strictly observed the laws of his country for seventy-three moons, has a claim to certain privileges, according to his quality or condition of life, with a proportionable sum of money out of a fund appropriated for that use: he likewise acquires the title of SNILPALL, or legal, which is added to his name, but does not descend to his posterity.
Out of the hundred and sixty-three members designated there were only seventy-three present, for the rest, fearful of taking part in such an act, had remained away.
The old lady is not seventy-three now, my dear Sir.
He was seventy-three years of age, and had a red face, and white hair; he deluged himself with scent, and was always smiling like a child.
Thus I brought home seventy-three guineas, and let my old governess see what good luck I had at play.
Summary: Laayoune - Seventy-three Sahrawis, including 6 women and 14 children, fled the Polisario-run Tindouf camps (southwestern Algeria) and joined, over the past two days, Morocco's southern city of Laayoune.