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Definition of Eighteenth


  1. Next in order after the seventeenth.
  2. Consisting of one of eighteen equal parts or divisions of a thing.
  3. The quotient of a unit divided by eighteen; one of eighteen equal parts or divisions.
  4. The eighth after the tenth.

Eighteenth Quotations

In the last quarter of the eighteenth century bourgeois Europe needed to emancipate itself from that combination of feudalism and commercial capitalism which we know as mercantilism.
C. L. R. James

Eighteenth century American furniture and the design of the architects Greene and Greene are my special love.
Barbra Streisand

You remember that my great vision came to me when I was only nine years old, and you have seen that I was not much good for anything until after I had performed the horse dance near the mouth of the Tongue River during my eighteenth summer.
Black Elk

Pure phenomenology claims to be the science of pure phenomena. This concept of the phenomenon, which was developed under various names as early as the eighteenth century without being clarified, is what we shall have to deal with first of all.
Edmund Husserl

In pure literature, the writers of the eighteenth century achieved, indeed, many triumphs; but their great, their peculiar, triumphs were in the domain of thought.
Lytton Strachey
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Eighteenth Translations

eighteenth in Dutch is achttiende
eighteenth in German is achtzehnte
eighteenth in Hungarian is tizennyolcadik
eighteenth in Spanish is decimoctavo
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