hundreds place

noun

Definition of hundreds place 

: the place three to the left of the decimal point in a number expressed in the Arabic system of notation

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The church hall is one of several hundred places statewide opening doors during the heat wave to give people a safe place to cool off. Jenna Carlesso, Courant Community, "Connecticut To Cook For Several Days In Heat Wave," 1 July 2018

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First Known Use of hundreds place

1937, in the meaning defined above

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