semicentennial

noun
semi·​cen·​ten·​ni·​al | \ ˌse-mē-sen-ˈte-nē-əl How to pronounce semicentennial (audio) , ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi- \

Definition of semicentennial

: a 50th anniversary or its celebration

Other Words from semicentennial

semicentennial adjective

First Known Use of semicentennial

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Semicentennial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semicentennial. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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