Pronunciation: (sev'un-tēn'), [key]
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.
1. amounting to 17 in number.
2. (cap., italics) a novel (1916) by Booth Tarkington.
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