quin·​centen·​ni·​al | \ ˌkwin-sen-ˈte-nē-əl How to pronounce quincentennial (audio) \

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quincentennial adjective

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The United States is such a young country that it will be quite some time before we reach our quincentennial as a nation: 2276 A.D., to be exact. Some American cities will celebrate their quincentennials long before that, but even St. Augustine, Florida, the nation's oldest city, will have to wait until 2065. Meanwhile, many young people can look forward happily to our national tricentennial in 2076; and their grandchildren may be around for our quadricentennial in 2176.

First Known Use of quincentennial

1884, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for quincentennial

Latin quinque five + English centennial

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The first known use of quincentennial was in 1884

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