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Pronunciation:  sen'teneeul

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

CENTENNIAL is a 10 letter word that starts with C.


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



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cen*ten"ni*al\, a. [L. centum a hundred + annus
    1. Relating to, or associated with, the commemoration of an
       event that happened a hundred years before; as, a
       centennial ode.
    2. Happening once in a hundred years; as, centennial jubilee;
       a centennial celebration.
    3. Lasting or aged a hundred years.
             That opened through long lines Of sacred ilex and
             centennial pines.                     --Longfellow.
  2. \Cen*ten"ni*al\, n.
    The celebration of the hundredth anniversary of any event; a
    centenary. [U. S.]
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