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This kind of と is similar to も, which is used to form an adverbial phrase to indicate the speaker thinks the number is large. Intensifier phrases such as "as many as", "indeed", or "no less than" would be the equivalent. In your example sentences, I think these と are interchangeable with も. But unlike も, と can't be used with concrete numbers. と is used in ...

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