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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nineteenthadjective

    position 19 in a countable series of things

  2. nineteenth, 19thadjective

    coming next after the eighteenth in position


  1. nineteenthnoun

    The person or thing in the nineteenth position.

  2. nineteenthnoun

    One of nineteen equal parts of a whole.

  3. nineteenthadjective

    The ordinal form of the number nineteen.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Nineteenthadjective

    The ordinal of nineteen; the ninth after the tenth.

    Etymology: nigonteoða , Saxon.

    In the nineteenth year of king Nebuchadnezzer king of Babylon, came Nebuzaradan. 2 Kings xxv. 8.


  1. nineteenth

    The term "nineteenth" typically represents a position in a sequential order, referring to the item, person, or element that comes after the eighteenth, or stating that something is divided into nineteen equal parts and indicating one single part. Additionally, in terms of dating, it can refer to the century in the Gregorian calendar that follows the eighteenth century, thus meaning the years 1801 to 1900.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nineteenthadjective

    following the eighteenth and preceding the twentieth; coming after eighteen others

  2. Nineteenthadjective

    constituting or being one of nineteen equal parts into which anything is divided

  3. Nineteenthnoun

    the quotient of a unit divided by nineteen; one of nineteen equal parts of anything

  4. Nineteenthnoun

    the next in order after the eighteenth

  5. Nineteenthnoun

    an interval of two octaves and a fifth

  6. Etymology: [Cf. AS. nigontea.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Nineteenth' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3099

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Nineteenth' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3419

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nineteenth in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nineteenth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Nineteenth in a Sentence

  1. Kyna Hamill:

    As I mentioned in my article, the first documented performance of the song is in a blackface minstrel hall in Boston in 1857, the same year it was copyrighted, much research has been done on the problematic history of this nineteenth-century entertainment.

  2. Kellyanne Conway:

    January 6th was a terrible day in our nation's history. I'm still in shock and not in awe, some 650 days later, voters are focused on rising crime and rising costs, not January 6th, which ranked as the NINETEENTH most important issue in the latest Harvard-Harris poll.

  3. Edward VII:

    William the Great needs to learn that he is living at the end of the nineteenth century and not in the Middle Ages.

  4. Frank Furedi:

    Historically some of the most prosperous societies - Ancient Athens, Renaissance Italy, nineteenth century Britain - were among those that were most oriented towards experimentation and the taking of risks.

  5. Reverend W. Awdry (1911 - 1997):

    [Of the parralels between the railways and the church] both had their heyday in the mid-nineteenth century; both own a great deal of Gothic-style architecture which is expensive to maintain; both are regularly assailed by critics; and both are firmly convinced that they are the best means of getting man to his ultimate destination.

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