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sɛnˈtɛn i əlcen·ten·ni·al

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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. centennial(Noun)

    The 100th anniversary of an event or happening.

    Etymology: From centum hundred + annus year + -al

Webster Dictionary

  1. Centennial(adj)

    relating to, or associated with, the commemoration of an event that happened a hundred years before; as, a centennial ode

    Etymology: [L. centum a hundred + annus year.]

  2. Centennial(adj)

    happening once in a hundred years; as, centennial jubilee; a centennial celebration

    Etymology: [L. centum a hundred + annus year.]

  3. Centennial(adj)

    lasting or aged a hundred years

    Etymology: [L. centum a hundred + annus year.]

  4. Centennial(noun)

    the celebration of the hundredth anniversary of any event; a centenary

    Etymology: [L. centum a hundred + annus year.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Centennial

    sen-ten′i-al, adj. happening once in a hundred years.—n. a hundredth anniversary. [Coined from L. centum, and annus, a year.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of centennial in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of centennial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of centennial in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Alan Rowsome:

    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.

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