an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1870, prohibiting the restriction of voting rights “on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.”.
[fifth or, often, fith] /fɪfθ or, often, fɪθ/ adjective 1. next after the fourth; being the ordinal number for five. 2. being one of five equal parts. 3. Automotive. of, relating to, or operating at the gear transmission ratio at which the drive shaft speed is greater than that of fourth gear for a given […]
noun 1. an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1791 as part of the Bill of Rights, providing chiefly that no person be required to testify against himself or herself in a criminal case and that no person be subjected to a second trial for an offense for which he or she has been […]
- Fifth avenue
One of the main thoroughfares of Manhattan. Note: The avenue is known for its fashionable shops. Note: Fifth Avenue separates the East Side of Manhattan from the West Side.
noun 1. a group of people who act traitorously and subversively out of a secret sympathy with an enemy of their country. 2. (originally) Franco sympathizers in Madrid during the Spanish Civil War: so called in allusion to a statement in 1936 that the insurgents had four columns marching on Madrid and a fifth column […]