Definition of decade:
- five or more (part of speech: noun)
- point of time (part of speech: noun)
At least three of the most astonishing though legitimate business successes which have been made in the last decade in New York were made by men not yet forty- five years old, none of whom had any other education than our common schools.- "The Young Man and the World", Albert J. Beveridge.
The Navy Records Society of Great Britain had not then begun the fruitful labors which within the last decade and a half has made accessible in print a very large amount of new matter; nor had the late Admiral Colomb published his comprehensive book, Naval Warfare.- "From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life", Captain A. T. Mahan.
- "Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1909", Franklin Hichborn.