bicentennial

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin bi two + centum hundred + annus year + -al; equivalent to bi- + centennial and to bi- +‎ cent- +‎ -ennial.

Adjective[edit]

bicentennial (not comparable)

  1. Relating to the 200th anniversary of an event or happening.
  2. Occurring every two hundred (200) years

Noun[edit]

bicentennial (plural bicentennials)

  1. The 200th anniversary of an event or happening.
    The US bicentennial in 1976 was celebrated greatly because the economy happened to be good.