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Definition of 120

One hundred and twenty, a natural number, also known to be a factorial of 5; this means that it is the result of the multiplication of the first five digits. (1 × 2 × 3 × 4 × 5).


It is the number assigned as an emergency telephone number , therefore, it is useful to take it into account in the case of traveling to that country or residing there.


It is a highly used and extremely important speed dial number. There, it is especially used to report a car or road accident .


In the Bible it is the number of years that God gave in Genesis to the men of Noah’s time to change their way of life and avoid the flood.


Like any other number, its application is universal and its main meaning is to designate a quantity . In this case, the one that precedes 121 and precedes 119. Because it is the factorial of 5, it is qualified as a highly composite number.

120 is a number that can have different meanings according to the place, the subject or the reason for which it is expressed. That is why it is listed as an emergency number, is part of literature, music and can have many other applications.


120 is one of the songs included in the album “The last tour of the world” by the Puerto Rican artist Bad Bunny.

In the song,  120 is used to designate a high speed in a motor vehicle . This reference can be understood as a “compliment” by emphasizing the speed with which a person would be willing to “run” to be with another.

The number 120 can also refer to a book by the author Marquis de Sade and the movie inspired by him. The book was written in 1785, published in 1904 and its name is “Saló or the 120 days of Sodom”.