Definitions for quadrenniumkwɒˈdrɛn i əm; kwɒˈdrɛn i ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quad•ren•ni•umkwɒˈdrɛn i əm; kwɒˈdrɛn i ə(n.)(pl.)quad•ren•ni•ums, quad•ren•ni•a

  1. a period of four years.

Origin of quadrennium:

1815–25; < NL, alter. of L quadriennium=quadri-quadri - +-enn-, comb. form of annus year


  1. quadrennium(Noun)

    a period of four years

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quadrennium(noun)

    a space or period of four years


  1. Quadrennium

    A quadrennium is a period of 4 years, most commonly used in reference to the 4 year period between each Olympic Games. Also used in reference to the 4 year interval between leap years, for example when wishing friends and family a "Happy quadrennium" on February 29.


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