nineteen

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nineteen

1. the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and nine and is a prime number
2. a numeral, 19, XIX, etc., representing this number
3. something represented by, representing, or consisting of 19 units
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Till midday on the nineteenth, the activity- the eager talk, running to and fro, and dispatching of adjutants- was confined to the Emperor's headquarters.
"I tell you young people that before the nineteenth century is out Wagner will be as dead as mutton.
Yet so vain is man, and so blinded by his vanity, that no writer, up to the very end of the nineteenth century, ex- pressed any idea that intelligent life might have developed there far, or indeed at all, beyond its earthly level.
'Of March,' said the clerk, bending forward, 'the nineteenth of March; that's very strange.'