How to use Twenty-first in a sentence

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  • South-western Arabia, from the twenty-first parallel down to the Gulf of Aden, including the Taif district of Hejaz, Asir and Yemen, South forms one province geographically.

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  • Grant was the best horseman of his class, and took a respectable place in mathematics, but at his graduation in 1843 he only ranked twenty-first in a class of thirty-nine.

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  • A bridge was first constructed here in the twenty-first year of the Peloponnesian War, when Euboea revolted from Athens; and thus the Boeotians, whose work it was, contrived to make that country "an island to every one but themselves."

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  • By the 6th of December he had sent in to the Royal Society the twentieth, and on the 24th of December the twenty-first, series of his "Researches," in which the properties of diamagnetic bodies are fully described.

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  • In his twenty-first year he took orders in the Scottish Episcopal Church, and was ordained to the pastoral charge of a congregation at Pittenweem, Fife, whence he removed in 1790 to Stirling.

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  • This "first lesson in public speaking," as Bright called it, was given in his twenty-first year, but he had not then contemplated entering on a public career.

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  • It provided that all petitions relating to slavery should be laid on the table without being referred to committee or printed; and, in substance, this resolution was re-adopted at the beginning of each of the immediately succeeding sessions of congress, the Patton Resolution being adopted in 1837, the Atherton Resolution, or "Atherton Gag," in 1838, and the Twenty-first Rule in 1840 and subsequently until repealed.

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  • At each session, also, the majority against him decreased until in 1844 his motion to repeal the Twenty-first Rule was carried by a vote of 108 to 80 and his.

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  • In 1904, when the U.S. Census Report showed California to be the twenty-first state of the Union in population but the sixth in wealth, the total estimated true value of all property was $4,115,491,106, of which $2,664,472,025 was the value of real property and improvements thereon.

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  • Meanwhile he was feeling the influence to a certain degree of the romantic school, and of Schleiermacher and Hegel too, though he never sounded the depths of their systems. At length, in his twenty-first year, he finally decided to adopt the academical calling.

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  • Disraeli had not completed his twenty-first year when (in 1825) Murray was possessed by the idea of bringing out a great daily newspaper; and if his young friend did not inspire that idea he keenly urged its execution and was entrusted b Y g, y Murray with the negotiation of all manner of preliminaries, including the attempt to bring Lockhart in as editor.

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  • In October 2002, they visited Afghanistan for two intense weeks where they investigated the aftermath of war in the twenty-first century.

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  • Rona is what every company is seeking a twenty-first century alchemist.

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  • The Victorian distinction between the worthy and unworthy poor is simple transferred to the twenty first century deportee.

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  • Welcome to the world of food energetics, the ultimate system of nutrition for the twenty-first century.. .

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  • Even so, at the start of the twenty-first century, IBD still remains incurable.

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  • After the twenty-first revolution, the penultimate internode was 2.5 inches long, and probably revolved in a period of about three hours.

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  • For Ross and Roger, this is not just a twenty-first century invention.

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  • As the smoker has become a pariah, sufferers from lung cancer have become the lepers of the twenty-first century.

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  • Dr. Lee Horsley works on film noir in relation to twentieth- and twenty-first century literary noir.

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  • James Villa Holidays Now in their twenty first season, James Villas work to provide quality private villa holidays at competitive prices.

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  • To be sure it treads hard on twenty-first century secular certainties.

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  • Some have described call centers as the electronic sweatshops of the twenty-first century.

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  • Death is the final insult, the twenty-first century man or woman's complete undoing.

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  • The date, the twenty-first year after the formal coronation of Asoka, would be 248 B.C. The name Piyadassi is the official epithet always used by Asoka in his inscriptions when speaking of himself.

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  • Kadesh, however, was not captured, and after further contests, in his twenty-first year Rameses and the Hittite king Khattusil (Kheta-sar) made peace, with a defensive alliance against foreign aggression and internal revolt (see HITTITES).

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  • Then it tried the twenty-first time.

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  • Against the hectic, densely packed and colorful background of twenty-first century Japan, Gardiner explores the triumphs and trivialities of human life.

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  • Death is the final insult, the twenty-first century man or woman 's complete undoing.

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  • A twenty-first century contemporary kitchen would use tans, beiges, chocolate brown and cobalt blue, black and pink, spring green and beige, and other popular trends in color and design.

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  • Catalogs come in many mediums in the twenty-first century.

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  • A trend that has emerged in wedding colors during the early part of the twenty-first century is to create a rainbow wedding color scheme.

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  • In the twenty-first century, tattoos have gained popularity in Western culture and become commonplace and even fashion statements.

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  • In the early twenty-first century, many tattoos are applied in tattoo parlors using hand-held electric tattooing machines controlled by a foot pedal.

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  • Fast forward to the twenty first century, and online fashion forums are full of opinions about men in capri pants.

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  • Research in the late twentieth century and early twenty-first century shows even greater influence, contributing to intelligence, career choice, and, to a certain degree, success in adulthood.

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  • Even in the twenty-first century, most young children develop stereotypes regarding gender roles, associating nurses, teachers, and secretaries as females and police officers, firefighters, and construction workers as males.

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  • Because of the addictive qualities of these drugs, most countries in the twenty-first century have strict laws regarding the production and distribution of narcotics.

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  • People should rethink the value of early childhood education because of increasing needs for a more highly educated workforce in the twenty-first century.

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  • Children and adolescents living in the twenty-first century are the most inactive generation ever.

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  • Since a safe amount of alcohol intake during pregnancy has not been determined, twenty-first century authorities agree that women should not drink at all during pregnancy.

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  • Originally seen as entertainment for adults and older children, television in the twenty-first century is watched by all age groups, including infants.

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  • More than half (57 percent) of all children in foster care are returned to their original homes; however, reunification rates have declined in the 1990s and early twenty-first century.

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  • In the early twenty-first century, some working mothers express disenchantment with the "Supermom" ideal and look for alternatives to help them create a better balance between work and family.

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  • Most deaths from rabies in the United States in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries have resulted from bat rather than dog bites; one victim was a man in Iowa who died in September 2002.

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  • The practice became mired in controversy, and it remains so in the first decade of the twenty-first century.

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  • With superior fabrics and twenty-first century engineering, these suits can help increase an athlete's stamina and cut down on drag (resistance in water).

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  • Here in the twenty-first century, the monokini is undergoing yet another style revolution, and has been reduced to its simplest essence.

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  • Brought to the attention of alternative medicine practitioners by a man named Jim Humble, this formula is advertised the medical breakthrough of the twenty-first century.

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  • This is dating in the twenty-first century.

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  • An online engagement announcement can be just the thing for the twenty-first century couple.

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  • From the soapy gothic drama of Dark Shadows in the 1960s to the twenty-first century gothic delights of The Vampire Diaries, soap operas have had a wide appeal for their stories of every day people in not so every day situations.

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  • Modern science fiction as it is accepted in the twenty-first century formed around the 1818 publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.

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  • At the time of the prince consort's death the prince of Wales was in his twenty-first year.

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