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Definition of Fifteenth

Fifteenth

  1. Next in order after the fourteenth; -- the ordinal of fifteen.
  2. Consisting of one of fifteen equal parts or divisions of a thing.
  3. One of fifteen equal parts or divisions; the quotient of a unit divided by fifteen.
  4. A species of tax upon personal property formerly laid on towns, boroughs, etc., in England, being one fifteenth part of what the personal property in each town, etc., had been valued at.
  5. A stop in an organ tuned two octaves above the diaposon.
  6. An interval consisting of two octaves.

Fifteenth Quotations

I adore my apartment in New York. It was a ballroom that I remade, so it's like a loft but done by Louis the Fifteenth.
Joan Rivers

We are living in 1937, and our universities, I suggest, are not half-way out of the fifteenth century. We have made hardly any changes in our conception of university organization, education, graduation, for a century - for several centuries.
H. G. Wells

And so by the fifteenth century, on October 8, the Europeans were looking for a new place to try to get to, and they came up with a new concept: the West.
Dave Barry

Neil Armstrong was no Christopher Columbus. In most respects, he was better. Unlike the famous fifteenth century seafarer, Armstrong knew where he landed. He also spent his time in public service, not in jail, and his passing was marked by world-wide encomiums. He ended his days as a celebrated explorer rather than a royal inconvenience.
Seth Shostak

I've been sober for two-and-a-half years, My children are happy. In August, my wife and I will celebrate our fifteenth wedding anniversary. My band is back together with a sold-out tour.
Trey Anastasio
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Fifteenth Translations

fifteenth in Italian is quindicesimo
fifteenth in Spanish is decimoquinto
fifteenth in Swedish is femtonde

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