Plural form of century.
A century is a period of 100 years. Centuries are numbered ordinally in English and many other languages. The word century comes from the Latin centum, meaning one hundred. Century is sometimes abbreviated as c.A centennial or centenary is a hundredth anniversary, or a celebration of this, typically the remembrance of an event which took place a hundred years earlier.
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Rank popularity for the word 'centuries' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2767
The numerical value of centuries in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of centuries in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6