Definition of Fifty-three

1. Adjective. Being three more than fifty.

Exact synonyms: 53, Liii
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Definition of Fifty-three

1. Number. The cardinal number immediately following fifty-two and preceding fifty-four. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fifty-three

fifty-first
fifty-first state
fifty-five
fifty-four
fifty-fourth
fifty-nine
fifty-ninth
fifty-one
fifty-oneth
fifty-second
fifty-seven
fifty-seventh
fifty-six
fifty-sixth
fifty-third
fifty-three (current term)
fifty-two
fifty dollar bill
fifty percent
fifty six
fiftyfold
fiftyish
fiftysomething
fiftysomethings
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fig-bird
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Literary usage of Fifty-three

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1. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1859)
"... provisions, and agricultural implements, per sixth article treaty twenty- seventh July, eighteen hundred and fifty-three, seven thousand dollars. ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"... two theatres, eight public, and one hundred and fifty-three private, baths, fifty-two porticoes, five granaries, eight aqueducts or reservoirs of water, ..."

3. The Military Laws of the United States: Relating to the Army, Volunteers by United States, John F. Callan (1868)
"... eighteen hundred and fifty-three: Provided, however, That in case of the marriage or death of any such widow, the half pay shall go to the child or ..."

4. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"January the 3d, Thomas Thompson, of the sloop Sally, saw a W' white flag flying upon the island of Inagua : he found twenty- three women and fifty-three men ..."

5. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania State Library (1902)
"20953 John B. Patton had Twenty thousand nine hundred and fifty three votes, 20953 Alexander R. Miller had Twenty thousand nine hundred and fifty three ..."

6. The Congressional Globe ...: 23d Congress to the 42d Congress, Dec. 2, 1833 by United States Congress, Francis Preston Blair, John Cook Rives, Franklin Rives, George A. Bailey (1857)
"... per sixth article treaty twenty-seventh July, eighteen hundred t»nd fifty-three, eighteen thousand dollars. For expenses of transportation of the ..."

7. The Statutes at Large and Treaties of the United States of America from by United States (1859)
"Vol. xp 1014. plements, per sixth article treaty twenty-seventh July, eighteen hundred and fifty-three, eighteen thousand dollars. ..."

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