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Topic: NUMBERS

Language: Old English
Origin: threotiene, from thrie, threo% 'three' + tien 'ten'

thirteen

number
     
thir‧teen
HMN the number 13:
They've only sold thirteen tickets so far.
When it happened, I was thirteen (=13 years old).
thirteenth adjective, pronoun:
It's Roberto's thirteenth birthday.
the thirteenth century
I'm planning to leave on the thirteenth (=the 13th day of the month).
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