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Definition of Nineteenth

Nineteenth

  1. Following the eighteenth and preceding the twentieth; coming after eighteen others.
  2. Constituting or being one of nineteen equal parts into which anything is divided.
  3. The quotient of a unit divided by nineteen; one of nineteen equal parts of anything.
  4. The next in order after the eighteenth.
  5. An interval of two octaves and a fifth.

Nineteenth Quotations

Death and vulgarity are the only two facts in the nineteenth century that one cannot explain away.
Oscar Wilde

In the nineteenth century the problem was that God is dead. In the twentieth century the problem is that man is dead.
Erich Fromm

Few people at the beginning of the nineteenth century needed an adman to tell them what they wanted.
John Kenneth Galbraith

The African American's relationship to Africa has long been ambivalent, at least since the early nineteenth century, when 3,000 black men crowded into Bishop Richard Allen's African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia to protest noisily a plan to recolonize free blacks in Africa.
Henry Louis Gates

The emancipation of women is practically the greatest egoistic movement of the nineteenth century, and the most intense affirmation of the right of the self that history has yet seen.
Ellen Key
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Nineteenth Translations

nineteenth in German is neunzehnte
nineteenth in Spanish is decimonono
nineteenth in Swedish is nittonde

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