centennial

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noun cen·ten·ni·al \sen-ˈte-nē-əl\

Definition of centennial

  1. :  a 100th anniversary or its celebration

centennial

adjective

centennially

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Origin and Etymology of centennial

Latin centum + English -ennial (as in biennial)


First Known Use: 1876

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CENTENNIAL Defined for English Language Learners

centennial

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noun cen·ten·ni·al \sen-ˈte-nē-əl\

Definition of centennial for English Language Learners

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


CENTENNIAL Defined for Kids

centennial

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noun cen·ten·ni·al \sen-ˈte-nē-əl\

Definition of centennial for Students

  1. :  a 100th anniversary or a celebration of it

centennial

adjective

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