centennial


adjective

  1. pertaining to, or marking the completion of, a period of 100 years.
  2. pertaining to a 100th anniversary.
  3. lasting 100 years.
  4. 100 years old.

noun

  1. a 100th anniversary or its celebration; centenary.

adjective

  1. relating to, lasting for, or completing a period of 100 years
  2. occurring every 100 years

noun

  1. mainly US and Canadian another name for centenary
adj.

1789, from Latin centum “one hundred” (see hundred) + ending from biennial. As a noun, “hundredth anniversary celebration,” from 1876; the older noun is centenary.

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