quarter-century

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quarter- +‎ century

Noun[edit]

quarter-century (plural quarter-centuries)

  1. A period of twenty-five years.
    • Philip Larkin, The Winter Palace
      I spent my second quarter-century
      Losing what I had learnt at university
      And refusing to take in what had happened since []

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