Pronunciation: (sev'un-tē-ātth', -āth'), [key]
1. next after the seventy-seventh; being the ordinal number for 78.
2. being one of 78 equal parts.
1. a seventy-eighth part, esp. of one (1/78).
2. the seventy-eighth member of a series.
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