centennial

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin centum hundred + annus year + -al

Adjective[edit]

centennial (not comparable)

  1. Relating to, or associated with, the commemoration of an event that happened a hundred years before.
    a centennial ode
  2. Happening once in a hundred years.
    a centennial jubilee; a centennial celebration
  3. Lasting or aged a hundred years.
    • Longfellow
      That opened through long lines / Of sacred ilex and centennial pines.

Noun[edit]

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centennial (plural centennials)

  1. The hundredth anniversary of an event or happening.

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