Examples of centenary in a Sentence
This year marks the centenary of the building's construction.
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Muir also hopes to collaborate with the symphony on a Leonard Bernstein retrospective (his centenary is in 1918) and with UNC Charlotte.
A monster centenary celebration kicks off Aug. 25 on the late, great composer-conductor’s 99th birthday, continuing through what would have been his 100th on Aug. 25, 2018.
Since 2014, BBC Radio 4 has been airing The Home Front, a 12-minute daily serial tracing the First World War’s progress and the pursuit of normality in Britain across the full four years of the conflict’s centenary.
That show, conceived to celebrate the centenary of Beazley's birth, also came to Toledo, which explains why the museum jumped at the opportunity to collaborate with Princeton by bringing the Berlin Painter show to Ohio.
Awarded Royal status in 1978 to honor its centenary, Troon has hosted nine Open Championships, most recently in 2016 with an epic final-day duel between Phil Mickelson and eventual winner Henrik Stenson of Sweden.
This year marks the centenary of America's entry into what was then called the Great War.
On July 12, the centenary of the artist’s birth, the postal service will celebrate the first day of 12 commemorative Forever stamps, each depicting a detail from a Wyeth painting.
Opened on June 16 to celebrate Finland’s centenary of independence, Hossa is the country’s 40th national park, not to mention one of the most stirring ways to experience Finland’s ancient eco-drama.
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Did You Know?
A centenary, like its cousin centennial, is an anniversary. Thus, the year 2013 may mark the centenary of a town's founding, and the year-long calendar of public events that the town sponsors for the occasion—that is, the celebration of the anniversary—can also be called a centenary. Individuals have their own centenaries, which usually celebrate their births; thus, Gerald Ford's centenary will occur in 2013, and John Kennedy's in 2017. And if you live long enough to be a centenarian, you'll be around to join the celebrations.
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