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thir·teen / ˌ[unvoicedth]ərˈtēn; ˈ[unvoicedth]ərˌtēn/ • cardinal number equivalent to the sum of six and seven; one more than twelve, or seven less than twenty; 13: thirteen miles away a rise of 13 percent thirteen of the bishops voted against the motion. (Roman numeral: xiii, XIII.) ∎  a size of garment or other merchandise denoted by thirteen. ∎  thirteen years old: two boys aged eleven and thirteen. DERIVATIVES: thir·teenth / ˌ[unvoicedth]ərˈtēn[unvoicedth]; ˈ[unvoicedth]ərˌtēn[unvoicedth]/ ordinal number .

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thirteen the number thirteen has been widely regarded as unlucky; there is a traditional belief that if thirteen people sit down to table, the first to get up will die. This may go back to the Last Supper, at which Jesus, sitting at table with the twelve disciples, told them that one of them (Judas) would betray him.
Thirteen Colonies the British colonies that ratified the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and thereby became founding states of the US. They were Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Virginia.

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