quinquennalia

plural noun
quin·​quen·​na·​lia | \ ˌkwinkwəˈnālēə \

Definition of quinquennalia

: public games celebrated in ancient Rome every five years

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History and Etymology for quinquennalia

Latin, neuter plural of quinquennalis, from quinquennium period of five years + -alis -al

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“Quinquennalia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quinquennalia. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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