twenty-fifth


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Adj.1.twenty-fifth - coming next after the twenty-fourth in positiontwenty-fifth - coming next after the twenty-fourth in position
ordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"
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I sold my farm on the Yadkin, and what goods we could not carry with us; and on the twenty-fifth day of September, 1773, bade a farewel to our friends, and proceeded on our journey to Kentucke, in company with five families more, and forty men that joined us in Powel's Valley, which is one hundred and fifty miles from the now settled parts of Kentucke.
Well, 140,000 died the first year of the century; 280,000 the twenty-fifth year;
She understands that she is to enter on her new service in six weeks from the present date -- namely, on the twenty-fifth of February next.
A poor excuse for picking a man's pocket every twenty-fifth of December
He had lost his father before attaining his majority, and had married shortly afterwards; so that in his twenty-fifth year he was father to three children.
Curious stories became current about him after he had passed his twenty-fifth year.
The highest number to which, according to the best computation, a standing army can be carried in any country, does not exceed one hundredth part of the whole number of souls; or one twenty-fifth part of the number able to bear arms.
de Treville post-dated the leave to the morning of the twenty-fifth.
Melville, in a letter to Hawthorne, speaks of himself as having no development at all until his twenty-fifth year, the time of his return from the Pacific; but surely the process of development must have been well advanced to permit of so virile and artistic a creation as 'Typee.
But again, amidst the incontrovertible facts just recorded, one more, equally significant, rose up to confront the family; and this was, that the eldest daughter, Alexandra, had imperceptibly arrived at her twenty-fifth birthday.
On the twenty-fourth of August the battle of the Shevardino Redoubt was fought, on the twenty-fifth not a shot was fired by either side, and on the twenty-sixth the battle of Borodino itself took place.
For days they marched--up one river, across a low divide; down another river; up a third, until at the end of the twenty-fifth day they camped upon a mountainside, from the summit of which they hoped to catch their first view of the marvelous city of treasure.