What does Centenary mean?

Definitions for Centenary
sɛnˈtɛn ə ri, ˈsɛn tnˌɛr i; esp. Brit. sɛnˈti nə riCen·te·na·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. centennial, centenaryadjective

    the 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it)

  2. centennial, centenaryadjective

    of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years

    "centennial celebration"

Wiktionary

  1. centenarynoun

    A one hundredth anniversary

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

  2. centenaryadjective

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Centenaryadjective

    relating to, or consisting of, a hundred

    Etymology: [L. centenarius, fr. centum a hundred.]

  2. Centenaryadjective

    occurring once in every hundred years; centennial

    Etymology: [L. centenarius, fr. centum a hundred.]

  3. Centenarynoun

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

    Etymology: [L. centenarius, fr. centum a hundred.]

  4. Centenarynoun

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

    Etymology: [L. centenarius, fr. centum a hundred.]

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  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.]

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Numerology

  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

Examples of Centenary in a Sentence

  1. Sam Galsworthy:

    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.

  2. Prince Edward:

    I think he wasn’t really looking forward to the centenary, even if we were.

  3. Prince Charles:

    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.

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