Definitions for centenarysɛnˈtɛn ə ri, ˈsɛn tnˌɛr i; esp. Brit. sɛnˈti nə ri
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the 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years
A one hundredth anniversary
Of, pertaining to, or completing a period of 100 years.
Origin: Attested since about 1790, from centenarius, from centeni (from centum) + -arius.
relating to, or consisting of, a hundred
occurring once in every hundred years; centennial
the aggregate of a hundred single things; specifically, a century
a commemoration or celebration of an event which occurred a hundred years before
Origin: [L. centenarius, fr. centum a hundred.]
Centenary is a town in Clinton Township, Vermillion County, Indiana, United States.
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The Battle of Gallipoli is truly a reminder that the Great War was truly a world war...It destroyed old empires and created new fissures, on this centenary occasion, it seems to me we must remember the heroism of both sides.
I've always felt an emotional connection with Stamford Raffles because Stamford Raffles was my great, great, great, great, great grandfather, when I mentioned this to Nigel Moore [ Raffles' FB director ], I saw his face light up as I hoped it would. But I was blissfully unaware that 2015 would be the centenary of the Raffles Singapore Sling.
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- الذكرى المئويةArabic
- seklu, ċentinarjuMaltese
- стогодишњи, stogodišnjiSerbo-Croatian
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