triennial

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin triennium (three-year period), from tres (three) + annus (year).

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Adjective[edit]

triennial (not comparable)

  1. Happening every three years.
    triennial elections
    (Can we find and add a quotation of T. Warton to this entry?)
  2. Lasting for three years.
    triennial parliaments; a triennial reign
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Howell to this entry?)

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Noun[edit]

triennial (plural triennials)

  1. A third anniversary.

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