quinquennium

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noun quin·quen·ni·um \kwin-ˈkwe-nē-əm, kwiŋ-\

Definition of quinquennium

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quinquenniums

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quinquennia

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  1. :  a period of five years

Origin and Etymology of quinquennium

Latin, from quinque five + annus year — more at five, annual


First Known Use: 1621

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