adjective or noun
ter·​cen·​ten·​ni·​al | \ ˌtər-(ˌ)sen-ˈte-nē-əl How to pronounce tercentennial (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web With great anticipation of the tercentennial celebration, the 300 Year Anniversary Committee is seeking creative logo designs to brand the three-century observance in 2019. Courant Community, "Community News For The Stafford Edition," 27 Mar. 2018

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1872, in the meaning defined above

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“Tercentennial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tercentennial. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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