What does centennial mean?

Definitions for centennial
sɛnˈtɛn i əlcen·ten·ni·al

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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"


  1. centennialnoun

    The 100th anniversary of an event or happening.

  2. Etymology: From centum hundred + annus year + -al


  1. Centennial

    A centennial, or centenary in British English, is a 100th anniversary or otherwise relates to a century, a period of 100 years.


  1. centennial

    A centennial refers to a 100th anniversary or a period of 100 years. It is a commemoration or celebration of an event or birthday that occurred 100 years ago. It can also refer to anything that lasts or is related to one hundred years.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Centennialadjective

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

  2. Centennialadjective

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

  3. Centennialadjective

    lasting or aged a hundred years

  4. Centennialnoun

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

  5. 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.

  3. Brian Conacher:

    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.

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