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centennial

noun cen·ten·ni·al \sen-ˈte-nē-əl\

: the 100th anniversary of something (such as an important event)

Full Definition of CENTENNIAL

:  a 100th anniversary or its celebration
centennial adjective
cen·ten·ni·al·ly \-ə-lē\ adverb

Origin of CENTENNIAL

Latin centum + English -ennial (as in biennial)
First Known Use: 1876

Other Calendar Terms

antedate, estival, gloaming, luster, sesquicentennial
CENTENNIALLY Defined for Kids

centennial

noun cen·ten·ni·al \sen-ˈte-nē-əl\

Definition of CENTENNIAL for Kids

:  a 100th anniversary or a celebration of it
centennial adjective

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