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  • (adj): First in time.
    Example: "The oldest rocks on the planet"

Some articles on oldest:

Andrew Jackson Houston
... At the time of his swearing in, he was the oldest man to enter the Senate (the oldest person was Rebecca Latimer Felton) it was 82 years after his father had served there ... (the others being William Johnson, Edmund Pettus and Strom Thurmond) to be the oldest living U.S ... Congress to become the oldest living Senator upon inauguration ...
Hortus Bulborum
... The oldest tulip in the collection is the single early tulip ‘Duc van Tol Red and Yellow’, dating from 1595 ... The oldest narcissus, the 'Dubbele Kampernelle', also known as Narcissus ‘Alba Odorus Plenus’, has been known since 1602 ... The oldest Fritillaria F ...
Maria Olívia Da Silva - Life
... was first claimed to be three years older than the then oldest undisputed person ever ... van Andel-Schipper, born 29 June 1890, as the world's oldest person, and later retrospectively accepted the claims of María Capovilla, who was then aged 116 ... The oldest living person verifiably documented by Guinness at the time of Silva's death was the French woman Eugénie Blanchard who was born in 1896, three ...
Christina Cock - Biography
... death of 110-year-old Ada Cleggett on 8 December 1995, she became the oldest living Australian, aged 107 ... In doing so, she became the oldest ever person from the Southern Hemisphere ... of Cock's death, she was the second or 3rd-oldest person in the world ...
Instituto Militar De Engenharia - History
... e Desenho, it is known as one of the oldest engineering schools ever ... IME is the third oldest engineering school in the world and the oldest in Americas ...

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