400 (four hundred)

1. num.
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Lewis & Short latin dictionary. 2014.

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  • four hundred — ☆ four hundred n. [popularized by C. J. Allen, New York Sun society reporter, from a remark by Ward McAllister: “There are only 400 people in New York that one really knows”; prob. from limited capacity of Mrs. J. J. Astor s ballroom] [also F H ] …   English World dictionary

  • Four Hundred — Four′ Hun′dred or 400 n. the exclusive social set of a city or area (usu. prec. by the) • Etymology: 1885–90, amer.; allegedly after the capacity of socialite Caroline Schermerhorn Astor s ballroom …   From formal English to slang

  • four hundred — adjective being one hundred more than three hundred • Syn: ↑400, ↑cd • Similar to: ↑cardinal …   Useful english dictionary

  • Four Hundred — or 400 noun Date: 1888 the exclusive social set of a community used with the …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Four Hundred — the exclusive social set of a city or area. Also, 400. [1885 90, Amer.; allegedly after the capacity of the ballroom in the mansion of Caroline Schermerhorn Astor, a leader of New York society in the late 19th century] * * * …   Universalium

  • Four Hundred — noun US the social elite of a community. Origin C19: from Ward McAllister s remark ‘There are only 400 people in New York that one really knows’ …   English new terms dictionary

  • Packard Four Hundred — Also see: Packard Patrician The Packard Four Hundred was an automobile built by the Studebaker Packard Corporation of South Bend, Indiana during model years 1955 and 1956. During its two years in production, the Four Hundred was built in… …   Wikipedia

  • The Four Hundred — can refer to: *The Four Hundred (oligarchy) of ancient Athens. *The social elite of New York City in the late 19th Century; the term was coined by Ward McAllister. *The Four Hundred (Band) an indie rock band based out of Milwaukee, WI. *The Game… …   Wikipedia

  • (the) Four Hundred — the Four Hundred [the Four Hundred] the popular US name for members of high society in New York City. Other US cities also now use the expression. The origin of the term is thought to be a list of guests invited to a social event in New York City …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Game's Four Hundred — or The Game s 400 was the subtitle of the book The Baseball Register in the early years of its publishing history that began about 1940.The Register is still an annual publication of The Sporting News . It lists the career statistics of the… …   Wikipedia

  • The Four Hundred (oligarchy) — The Four Hundred (Greek: οἱ τετρακόσιοι) was a short lived oligarchic body that held power in Athens during the Peloponnesian War from June to September of 411 BC. The movement toward oligarchy was induced by Alcibiades promise in the summer of… …   Wikipedia

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