tercentenary

noun
ter·​cen·​te·​na·​ry | \ ˌtər-(ˌ)sen-ˈte-nə-rē How to pronounce tercentenary (audio) , (ˌ)tər-ˈsen-tə-ˌner-ē \
plural tercentenaries

Definition of tercentenary

: a 300th anniversary or its celebration

Other Words from tercentenary

tercentenary adjective

Examples of tercentenary in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Commissioned in 1910 the hotel was conceived as a celebration of the tercentenary of the Romanov dynasty and opened in December 1912. Town & Country, 6 Oct. 2016 Commissioned in 1910 the hotel was conceived as a celebration of the tercentenary of the Romanov dynasty and opened in December 1912. Town & Country, 6 Oct. 2016

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First Known Use of tercentenary

1855, in the meaning defined above

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“Tercentenary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tercentenary. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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