Definitions of 55

  1. being five more than fifty

Usage examples for 55

  1. The corps he commanded was reduced to between 7000 and 8000 infantry and 800 cavalry, with whom, for the space of twelve hours he maintained his ground against an army of 55 000 men, of whom it is said 14, 000 were killed, wounded, and taken. – Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, v12 by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
  2. J. Gottshell, 55 Pa. – In and Out of Rebel Prisons by Lieut. A. [Alonzo] Cooper
  3. Washington Conference, 16, 55 n. – The Problem of China by Bertrand Russell
  4. Mute droop'd the Genius, but the unquiet form 55 Dreaming beside its brother king, arose. – The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P. by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  5. No. 55 Born in Norway. – The Social Work of the Salvation Army by Edwin Gifford Lamb
  6. With 55 maps and plans of battles, 5 portraits on steel, and a complete index. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  7. It was even muttered that she thought of giving her own son's place to the son of Messalina, when suddenly, in 55 Britannicus died at a dinner at which Nero was present. – The Women of the Caesars by Guglielmo Ferrero
  8. In two others, Tyrone and Fermanagh, Nationalists were about 55 per cent of the electorate. – John Redmond's Last Years by Stephen Gwynn
  9. 55 Old Woman, the Merchant and the King, The, i. – Tales from the Arabic Volume 3 by John Payne
  10. 55 O death, where is thy sting? – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  11. Noon 55 9 55 3 0. 6 . – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  12. Taking the hairs and letters combined, they cost me an average price of $ 5. 55 I worked it out this way: 162- of my letters. – Cupid's Middleman by Edward B. Lent
  13. 327 11 Dikkeeling 4952 Dec 62. 0 55 3 6. 7 . – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  14. It is doubtful if more than 55 000 men entered Maryland. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  15. 1876. 55 Sind Revised. – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright
  16. 55 1 cake turner................................ – The Complete Home by Various
  17. I was recently in a city in France which had before the war a population of 55 000 people. – Your Boys by Gipsy Smith
  18. Opus 55 two nocturnes in F minor and E flat major, need not detain us long. – Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker
  19. Whereas before the war Germany produced 85 per cent of the total food consumed by her inhabitants, the productivity of the soil is now diminished by 40 per cent and the effective quality of the live- stock by 55 per cent. – The Economic Consequences of the Peace by John Maynard Keynes
  20. Started again at 4. 55 p. – McKinlay's Journal of Exploration in the Interior of Australia by John McKinlay