What does centenary mean?

Definitions for centenarysɛnˈtɛn ə ri, ˈsɛn tnˌɛr i; esp. Brit. sɛnˈti nə ri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. centennial, centenary(adj)

    the 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it)

  2. centennial, centenary(adj)

    of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years

    "centennial celebration"


  1. centenary(Noun)

    A one hundredth anniversary

  2. centenary(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or completing a period of 100 years.

  3. Origin: Attested since about 1790, from centenarius, from centeni (from centum) + -arius.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Centenary(adj)

    relating to, or consisting of, a hundred

  2. Centenary(adj)

    occurring once in every hundred years; centennial

  3. Centenary(noun)

    the aggregate of a hundred single things; specifically, a century

  4. Centenary(noun)

    a commemoration or celebration of an event which occurred a hundred years before

  5. Origin: [L. centenarius, fr. centum a hundred.]


  1. Centenary

    Centenary is a town in Clinton Township, Vermillion County, Indiana, United States.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Centenary

    sen′tin-ar-i (also sometimes sen-tēn′ar-i and even sen-ten′ar-i), n. a hundred: a century or hundred years.—adj. pertaining to a hundred.—ns. Centenā′rian, one a hundred years old; Centenā′rianism; Centenier (sen′ten-ēr), a centurion: a police-officer in Jersey. [L.,—centeni, a hundred each—centum.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of centenary in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of centenary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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