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1The thirteenth letter of the alphabet.
- ‘I'm 30 and have had the exact same problem for many years -- and only just recently realized dilemma has two M's and no N.’
- ‘Remember, his name has two M's in it.’
- 1.1 Denoting the next after L in a set of items, categories, etc.
2The Roman numeral for 1,000.
- ‘What number equals the Roman numeral M?’
- ‘The Roman numerals C and M sometimes did not mean 100 or 1000 (see hundred).’
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