What does centennial mean?
Definitions for centennial
sɛnˈtɛn i əlcen·ten·ni·al
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word centennial.
the 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years
The 100th anniversary of an event or happening.
Etymology: From centum hundred + annus year + -al
A centennial, or centenary in British English, is a 100th anniversary or otherwise relates to a century, a period of 100 years.
relating to, or associated with, the commemoration of an event that happened a hundred years before; as, a centennial ode
happening once in a hundred years; as, centennial jubilee; a centennial celebration
lasting or aged a hundred years
the celebration of the hundredth anniversary of any event; a centenary
Etymology: [L. centum a hundred + annus year.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sen-ten′i-al, adj. happening once in a hundred years.—n. a hundredth anniversary. [Coined from L. centum, and annus, a year.]
The numerical value of centennial in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of centennial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of centennial in a Sentence
It was the last playoff series of the Original Six, it was Toronto against Montreal, and it was Canada’s centennial, it was also Expo 67 in Montreal, where the expectation was that the Canadiens would be showing off the Stanley Cup in the Quebec pavilion.
Every day that LWCF goes unauthorized and without a permanent funding solution, many National Parks projects will go unfunded in the year of the Centennial, this would be disappointing and doesn't have happen if Congress can solve the issue in the coming days as part of a broad package heading to the President's desk before Christmas.
The Colorado Springs Police department:
The area is NOT secure. Media do not stage in the area, aVOID Centennial and Fillmore active shooter scene is not secure. Shopping Center shelter in place.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for centennial
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- الذكرى المئويةArabic
- sté výročíCzech
- Hundertjahrfeier, hundertster JahrestagGerman
- cuimhneachan nan ceud bliadhnaScottish Gaelic
- [[столетний, столе́тиеRussian
- столеће, stoleće, stogodišnjica, стогодишњица, stoljećeSerbo-Croatian
- yüzüncü yıldönümüTurkish
Get even more translations for centennial »
Find a translation for the centennial definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"centennial." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 28 May 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/centennial>.
Discuss these centennial definitions with the community:
We're doing our best to make sure our content is useful, accurate and safe.
If by any chance you spot an inappropriate comment while navigating through our website please use this form to let us know, and we'll take care of it shortly.
You need to be logged in to favorite.