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Definition of Nineteen


  1. Nine and ten; eighteen and one more; one less than twenty; as, nineteen months.
  2. The number greater than eighteen by a unit; the sum of ten and nine; nineteen units or objects.
  3. A symbol for nineteen units, as 19 or xix.

Nineteen Quotations

Of the twenty-two civilizations that have appeared in history, nineteen of them collapsed when they reached the moral state the United States is in now.
Arnold J. Toynbee

Sailed this day nineteen leagues, and determined to count less than the true number, that the crew might not be dismayed if the voyage should prove long.
Christopher Columbus

It seems that I have always been ahead of my time. I had to wait nineteen years before Niagara was harnessed by my system, fifteen years before the basic inventions for wireless which I gave to the world in 1893 were applied universally.
Nikola Tesla

Why one man rather than another? It was odd. You find yourself involved with a fellow for life just because he was the one that you met when you were nineteen.
Simone de Beauvoir

Nineteen sixty-eight was one exciting moment in a much larger movement. It spawned a whole range of movements. There wouldn't have been an international global solidarity movement, for instance, without the events of 1968. It was enormous, in terms of human rights, ethnic rights, a concern for the environment, too.
Noam Chomsky
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Nineteen Translations

nineteen in Afrikaans is negentien
nineteen in Danish is nitten
nineteen in Dutch is negentien
nineteen in French is dix neuf, dix-neuf
nineteen in German is neunzehn
nineteen in Hungarian is tizenkilenc
nineteen in Italian is diciannove
nineteen in Norwegian is nitten
nineteen in Portuguese is dezenove, dazanove
nineteen in Spanish is diecinueve
nineteen in Swedish is nitton

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