adjective. ['ˈsɛvənˈtiːnθ'] coming next after the sixteenth in position.
Words that Rhyme with Seventeenth
Example sentences of the word seventeenth
Edison is a city in New Jersey with a rich history dating back to at least the seventeenth century.
2. Noun, singular or mass
However, Zarzuela declined towards the latter end of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Quotes containing the word seventeenth
1. Almost everything that distinguishes the modern world from earlier centuries is attibutable to science, which achieved its most spectacular triumphs in the seventeenth century.
- Bertrand Russell, A History of Western Philosophy
2. The great correspondent of the seventeenth century Madame de Sevigne counseled, "Take chocolate in order that even the most tireome company seem acceptable to you,"which is also sound advice today!
- Barrie Kerper, Paris: The Collected Traveler
noun. ['ˈsɛvənˈtiːnθ'] position 17 in a countable series of things.