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Definition of 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

I shall cheerfully bear the reproach of having descended below the dignity of history if I can succeed in placing before the English of the nineteenth century a true picture of the life of their ancestors.
Thomas Babington Macaulay

In the closing years of the nineteenth century, African-American historians began to look at their people's history from their vantage point and their point of view.
John Henrik Clarke

If the nineteenth century was the age of the editorial chair, ours is the century of the psychiatrist's couch.
Marshall McLuhan

When I write an original story I write about people I know first-hand and situations I'm familiar with. I don't write stories about the nineteenth century.
Satyajit Ray

On the whole, the psychological work of the last quarter of the nineteenth century emphasized the study of consciousness to the neglect of the total life of intellect and character.
Edward Thorndike
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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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