septennate

noun
sep·​ten·​nate | \ sepˈteˌnāt, -nə̇t; ˈseptəˌnāt \
plural -s

Definition of septennate

: a period of seven years especially : a seven-year term of office

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History and Etymology for septennate

French septennat, from septennal septennial (from Late Latin septennalis, from Latin septennis of seven years + -alis -al) + -at -ate

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“Septennate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/septennate. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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