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Meaning of TRIENNIAL

Pronunciation:  trI'eneeul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the 300th anniversary
  2. [adj]  occurring every third year or lasting 3 years
 

TRIENNIAL is a 9 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: tercentenary, tercentennial
 
 See Also: anniversary, day of remembrance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Tri*en"ni*al\, a. [L. triennium the space of three
    years; tri- (see {Tri-}) + annus year. See {Annual}.]
    1. Continuing three years; as, triennial parliaments; a
       triennial reign. --Howell.
    
    2. Happening, coming about, or appearing once in every three
       years; as, triennial elections; a triennial catalogue; a
       triennial visitation. --T. Warton.
    
    
  2. \Tri*en"ni*al\, n.
    Something which takes place or appears once in three years.
    
    
 

 

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