quincentenary

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noun quin·cen·te·na·ry \ˌkwin-sen-ˈte-nə-rē, -ˈsen-tə-ˌner-ē, especially British -sen-ˈtē-nə-rē\

Definition of quincentenary

  1. :  a 500th anniversary or its celebration

quincentenary

adjective

Origin and Etymology of quincentenary

Latin quinque five + English centenary


First Known Use: 1879

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