From Latin septuāgēnāriusof the number seventyfromseptuāgēnīseventy eachfromseptuāgintāseventySeptuagint
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latinseptuagenarius ("of the number seventy"), from Latinseptuāginta ("seventy") +"Ž -an
Septuagenarian Sentence Examples
John was now a septuagenarian "king in exile," but he was still vigorous enough to revenge himself on Frederick, by commanding the papal troops which attacked southern Italy during the emperor's absence on the sixth crusade (1228-1229).
This worn-out septuagenarian, who prized rest above everything, imported into foreign policy the same mania for economy and the same sloth in action.
On the way she visits Southampton, where a septuagenarian spinster relative of her late husband lives - Aunt Margaret Albany.
Could Manu, the spry septuagenarian Cameroonian, keep it all locked down?
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