[ UK /sˌɛvəntˈiːn/ ]
[ US /ˈsɛvənˈtin/ ]
  1. the cardinal number that is the sum of sixteen and one
  1. being one more than sixteen
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How To Use seventeen In A Sentence

  • We have a report that four unidentified persons have set up a rocket launcher two hundred yards west of seventeenth green.
  • CHAPTER Seventeen EMERSON was unreasonably annoyed with me for what he called my unwarranted interference. The Curse of the Pharaohs
  • There followed seventeen years of sectarian vagabondage: founded in 1830, the sect settled in Kirtland, Ohio, Jackson, Missouri, and Nauvoo, Illinois, reaching Great Salt Lake Valley, Utah, in 1847.
  • Poland has ten symphony orchestras, seventeen conservatories, over one hundred music schools, and almost one thousand music centers.
  • The upper part of the gablet over the centre doorway is of the seventeenth century, and bears the shield of Sir George Hay of Kinfauns, who rented the lands of the bishopric about the beginning of the seventeenth century, the crozier being added to the shield in connection with the lands of the see. [ Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys
  • The cembalo was the favorite instrument in Italy during the seventeenth century, and in England it had a great currency under the name of harpsichord. A Popular History of the Art of Music From the Earliest Times Until the Present
  • In the seventeenth century, the country was ruled by a monarch with a severe speech impediment and a fragile ego.
  • I was barely even seventeen yet and so I could not get a job as a schoolmistress or a governess.
  • Read in studio Thieves have stolen seventeen rare parrots from a bird sanctuary.
  • The central theme of Sugar and Slaves is the rise of the big slave-owning sugar planters who completely dominated their island societies by the late seventeenth century.
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