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 Meanings and Examples of THOUSAND
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
thousand
 n.  a cardinal number, 10 times 100
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  And when she admitted it, modestly and sweetly, she would look a thousand things more.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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2  A thousand incoherent thoughts shot through her mind, and she could not catch a single one to mold into a word.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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3  "It would cost about two thousand dollars, Confederate money," he said with a grin at her woebegone expression.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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4  And he was a thousand times more thrilling.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  In Liverpool it would bring one hundred and fifty thousand dollars, but there was no hope of getting it to Liverpool.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  In spite of all these trials and tribulations, Atlanta's ten thousand population had grown to double that number during the war.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  Johnston had lost around ten thousand men in his retreat.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  He needed ten thousand more fresh troops.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  At the sight of the watch which she had seen in John Wilkes' hands a thousand times, the full realization came over Scarlett that Ashley's father was really dead.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  That night there were a thousand campfires.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  The clay had hardened, some time in this indeterminate day which had lasted a thousand years.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  The world lay only a few miles away, but a thousand miles of tumbling waves might have stretched between Tara and Jonesboro and Fayetteville and Lovejoy, even between Tara and the neighbors' plantations.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  She had privately gone through Gerald's pockets and his cash box and all she could find was stacks of Confederate bonds and three thousand dollars in Confederate bills.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  "All our cotton--a hundred and fifty thousand dollars worth," said Scarlett bitterly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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15  They might be a thousand miles away or only across the river.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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Example Sentence: (176 in 12 pages)
16  Fifteen thousand bird watchers visit annually.
17  We must repeat a thousand and one times that perseverance is the only road to success.
18  A road of a thousand miles begins with one step.
19  One penny witgh right is better than a thousand without right.
20  Lack of work brings a thousand diseases.
21  After you have read more than ten thousand volumes, you will find it easy to write as if God were there helping you.
22  To me, you are still nothing more than a little boy who is just like a hundred thousand other little boys.
23  They captured more than ten thousand prisoners and large quantities of arms in that campaign.
24  About a thousand students fought with riot police in the capital.
25  I guess this reading room to contain five thousand books.
26  There was a hubbub of excited conversation from over a thousand people.
27  We estimate the cost to be four thousand dollars.
28  A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.
29  Three thousand factories and defense facilities are contaminated by radiation.
30  The waterfall makes a sheer drop of one thousand feet.