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Adj.1.twenty-third - coming next after the twenty-second in positiontwenty-third - coming next after the twenty-second in position
ordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"
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The first thing I can recollect, an old woman had me in a basket at Broadway and Twenty-third trying to sell me to a fat lady.
There was no string, but I frolicked along with my master to the Twenty-third street ferry.
In the meantime they would all, she trusted, be happily reunited on the twenty-third of the month, which Mr.
Vanstone were coming back on the twenty-third of the month.
Late on the evening of Friday, the twenty-third of June
Lord de Winter had announced her embarkation for the twenty-third, and it was now the morning of the twenty-second.
Tomorrow is the twenty-third, and Buckingham sets sail tomorrow with his fleet.
With this issue, The New Criterion completes its twenty-third volume.
The twenty-third annual competition awarded more than $25,000 in prizes to young instrumental performers under age 26.
Dance performances slated for BAM's 2000 spring season include the twenty-third year of DanceAfrica 2000: Cultures Meet at the Crossroads (June 2-4), with performances by Rennie Harris PureMovement, the BAM/Restoration DanceAfrica Ensemble, Djoule African, and artists from Benin, Africa; and Mikhail Baryshnikov's White Oak Dance Project (June 7-11) in a program with work by Trisha Brown, Mark Morris, and Yvonne Rainer.
Homeboys in Outer Space stars Darryl Bell as Morris Clay and Flex as Ty Walker--a pair of ne'er-do-well, new-jack haulers of cargo in the twenty-third century.