Definition of Centennial

1. Noun. The 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it).

Exact synonyms: Centenary
Generic synonyms: Anniversary, Day Of Remembrance
Derivative terms: Centenary



2. Adjective. Of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years. "Centennial celebration"
Exact synonyms: Centenary
Derivative terms: Centenary
Partainyms: Century, Century

Definition of Centennial

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

2. n. The celebration of the hundredth anniversary of any event; a centenary.

Definition of Centennial

1. Noun. The 100th anniversary of an event or happening. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Centennial

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centennial

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centavo
centavos
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centenar
centenarian
centenarians
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centenier
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centennial (current term)
centennially
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center
center(a)
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center-of-gravity
center back
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center circle
center field
center fielder
center fielders
center forward

Literary usage of Centennial

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"... and the "membrane telephone" and "iron box magnet receiver" as receivers. BeU'8 centennial Liquid Transmuter. D Bell's centennial Sox Receiver. ..."

2. History of Woman Suffrage by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan Brownell Anthony, Matilda Joslyn Gage (1886)
"THE centennial YEAR—. The Dawn of the New Century—Washington Convention—Congressional Hearing — Woman's Protest—May Anniversary—centennial Parlors in ..."

3. The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony: Including Public Addresses, Her Own by Ida Husted Harper (1899)
"The parlors, in charge of the officers of the association, are devoted to the special work of the year, pertaining to the centennial celebration and the ..."

4. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1881)
"A large number of letters endorsing the proposed centennial were read by Professor Mears (as given below). The chairman called upon Professor Mears to read ..."

5. Arguments and Speeches of William Maxwell Evarts by William Maxwell Evarts (1919)
"SIR:—In obedience to the unanimous vote of the Executive Committee of the United States centennial Commission, I have the honor to invite you to deliver an ..."

6. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1876)
"At a meeting of the Ohio State Board of centennial Managers, held at the City of Columbus on the 7th day of January, 1875, the following resolutions were ..."

7. Theodore Thomas, a Musical Autobiography by Theodore Thomas, George Putnam Upton (1905)
"X THE PHILADELPHIA centennial PROGRAMMES [1876] [The inauguration and closing programmes of the Philadelphia centennial Exposition are appended, ..."

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