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Definition of the adjective 19th

What does 19th mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. coming next after the eighteenth in position
    • examples: This style of hairdressing first appeared in the early 19th century. | This island belonged to France in the 19th century. | During the 19th century, many inventions were developed. | The 19th century saw the Industrial Revolution. | In the 19th century, the number of immigrants swelled rapidly. | Modern philosophy has its beginnings in the 19th century. | The first electric calculator came into existence toward the end of the 19th century. | He studied the scientists considered to be the most significant of the 19th century. | He was born in the 19th century. | In the English world of the 19th century, it was often said that masturbation would lead to a loss of memory and attention.
    • synonym of 19th: nineteenth
    • similar: ordinal

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