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Meaning of CENTENARY

Pronunciation:  'sen`tneree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the 100th anniversary
  2. [adj]  of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years; "centennial celebration"
 

CENTENARY is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: centennial, centennial
 
 See Also: anniversary, day of remembrance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cen"te*na*ry\, a. [L. centenarius, fr. centum a
    hundred.]
    1. Relating to, or consisting of, a hundred.
    
    2. Occurring once in every hundred years; centennial.
       ``Centenary solemnities.'' --Fuller.
    
    
  2. \Cen"te*na*ry\, n.; pl. {Centenaries}.
    1. The aggregate of a hundred single things; specifically, a
       century. ``Every centenary of years.'' --Hakewill.
    
    2. A commemoration or celebration of an event which occurred
       a hundred years before.
    
    
 

 

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