seven Christian youths from Ephesus who were walled up in a cave by the Emperor Decius in 250 ad and, according to legend, slept for 187 years
noun, Informal. 1. a playing card the face of which bears seven pips.
noun 1. a cardinal number, 10 plus 7. 2. a symbol for this number, as 17 or XVII. 3. a set of this many persons or things. adjective 4. amounting to 17 in number. 5. (initial capital letter, italics) a novel (1916) by Booth Tarkington. noun 1. the cardinal number that is the sum of […]
adjective 1. next after the sixteenth; being the ordinal number for 17. 2. being one of 17 equal parts. noun 3. a seventeenth part, especially of one (1/17). 4. the seventeenth member of a series. adjective 1. (usually prenominal) coming after the sixteenth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number […]
noun 1. an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1913, providing for the election of two U.S. senators from each state by popular vote and for a term of six years.