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centennial

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noun cen·ten·ni·al \sen-ˈte-nē-əl\

Simple Definition of centennial

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

Full Definition of centennial

  1. :  a 100th anniversary or its celebration

centennial adjective
cen·ten·ni·al·ly play \-ə-lē\ adverb

Origin of centennial

Latin centum + English -ennial (as in biennial)


First Known Use: 1876

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