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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

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

In the early nineteenth century, with Enlightenment optimism soured by years of war and revolution, critics were skeptical of America's naive faith that it had reinvented politics.
Simon Schama

The nineteenth century lynching mob cuts off ears, toes, and fingers, strips off flesh, and distributes portions of the body as souvenirs among the crowd.
Ida B. Wells

In the nineteenth century, slavery was the greatest wrong, and government never stood so tall as when it was redressing that wrong.
William Weld
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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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