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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

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

On the eighteenth of December 1972, when we thought we were getting another of the hundreds of little tactical air raids, we heard the bombs going in out there in the railroad yards and this went on for about thirty minutes.
James Stockdale

Today's date, the eighteenth of May, should sometime become an occasion of great international celebration, for on this day ten years ago the first Peace Conference opened at The Hague.
Fredrik Bajer
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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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