quadricentennial

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

quadri- +‎ centennial

Adjective[edit]

quadricentennial ‎(not comparable)

  1. Relating to a 400th anniversary.

Noun[edit]

quadricentennial ‎(plural quadricentennials)

  1. A 400th anniversary.
    • 2011, Robert Alexander González, Designing Pan-America (page 54)
      The Cayuga fairground proposal recalled other Pan-American heritage themes that emerged with the quadricentennials. There was mention of a theme area on the island where reproductions of ancient structures of the Americas would be juxtaposed with reproductions of the birthplaces of U.S. American historical figures.