Recent Examples of centennial from the Web
Many museums have commemorated the centennial of that tragic period in world history with exhibits of recruiting posters, uniforms, vintage newspapers, stories from the homefront.
In 1917, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra performed here, too, said Sam Ashworth, president of the Middletown Historical Society, who wrote a history for the Sorg's centennial in 1991.
Among projects the 24 members will be focused on in coming months will be their legacy project to celebrate Lions International’s centennial.
The U.S. Army and Marine Corps are on the cusp of a centennial—the 100th anniversary of the tank in U.S. service.
To commemorate the centennial of Down’s landmark paper, several specialists met in London in 1966.
Additionally, today’s Google Doodle marks the centennial, and the tech company has partnered with the Equal Justice Initiative in a project that shares stories of the history of lynching in America.
This summer, the 1st Infantry Division Museum – in Building 207 – is celebrating its centennial.
The latter is celebrating its centennial with a redesign of the Synchron, one of its more beloved and forward-thinking styles.
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Origin and Etymology of centennial
First Known Use: 1791See Words from the same year
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Definition of centennial for English Language Learners
: the 100th anniversary of something (such as an important event)
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