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sixty, 60, LXadjective
the cardinal number that is the product of ten and six
sixty, 60, lx, threescoreadjective
being ten more than fifty
The cardinal number occurring after fifty-nine and before sixty-one, represented in Roman numerals as LX and in Arabic numerals as 60.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Six times ten.
Etymology: sixtig , Saxon.
When the boats were come within sixty yards of the pillar, they found themselves all bound, and could go no farther. Francis Bacon.
Of which 7 times 9, or the year 63, is conceived to carry with it the most considerable fatality. Thomas Browne, Vulg. Errours.
60 (sixty) (Listen ) is the natural number following 59 and preceding 61. Being three times 20, it is called threescore in older literature (kopa in Slavic, Schock in Germanic).
six times ten; fifty-nine and one more; threescore
the sum of six times ten; sixty units or objects
a symbol representing sixty units, as 60, lx., or LX
Etymology: [AS. siextig; akin to G. sechzig, Goth. sahs tigjus. See Six, Ten, and cf. Sixteen.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
siks′ti, adj. and n. six times ten.—adj. and n. Six′tieth, the sixth tenth: the ordinal of sixty. [A.S. sixtig.]
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The numerical value of sixty in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of sixty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of sixty in a Sentence
Mid-nineties pickup trucks are the ones that make me scratch my head, we’re selling some of these low-mileage pickup trucks for fifty, sixty, seventy grand and they’re just normal pickup trucks.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:
Sixty to seventy thousand people in the camps in north Aleppo are moving towards Turkey. My mind is not now in London, but on our border - how to relocate these new people coming from Syria? three hundred thousand people living in Aleppo are ready to move towards Turkey.
Sixty percent of [Generation Z] are already working in some capacity.
We got hit with the big bomb and that exploded like a million pounds of ammunition. The fireball went about sixty, seventy feet in the air, the explosion could have taken us away, but it didn't and thank God we made it across.
This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four.
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- سِتُّونَ, سِتِّينَArabic
- seixantaCatalan, Valencian
- шєсть дєсѧтъOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- chwe' deg, trigainWelsh
- ono saga vuluFijian
- sechstichWestern Frisian
- fichead, seasgad, trìScottish Gaelic
- tree feedManx
- enam puluhIndonesian
- 六十, 예순, 육십Korean
- ono tekauMāori
- enam puluhMalay
- hastą́diinNavajo, Navaho
- makumi asanu n'limodziChichewa, Chewa, Nyanja
- ningodwaasimidanaOjibwe, Ojibwa
- suqta chunkaQuechua
- sissànta, sesanta, sesaunta, sessanta, sissontaRomansh
- шездесет, šezdesetSerbo-Croatian
- හැටSinhala, Sinhalese
- onongofuluTonga (Tonga Islands)
- ono 'ahuruTahitian
- sáu mươiVietnamese
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