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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

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

When the Industrial Revolution of the nineteenth century brought a rapid increase in wealth, the demand of workers for a fair share of the wealth they were creating was conceded only after riots and strikes.
John Boyd Orr

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 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

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
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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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