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centennial

cen·ten·ni·al

centennial

 
 
pronunciation:
sen te ni l
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or pertaining to a one hundredth anniversary.
A centennial parade was planned to celebrate the town's founding a hundred years earlier.
definition 2: occurring once every one hundred years.
definition 3: of or pertaining to a period of one hundred years.
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part of speech: noun
definition: a one hundredth anniversary.
In 1876, the United States celebrated its centennial.
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