quas·​qui·​centennial | \ ¦kwäskwē, -kwə̇+ \

Definition of quasquicentennial

: a 125th anniversary

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Other Words from quasquicentennial

quasquicentennial adjective

First Known Use of quasquicentennial

1962, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for quasquicentennial

Latin quadrans quarter or quartus fourth + English sesquicentennial

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“Quasquicentennial.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quasquicentennial. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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