Definition of Quarter-century

1. Noun. A period of 25 years.

Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period
Group relationships: Century



Definition of Quarter-century

1. Noun. A period of twenty-five years. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quarter-century

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quartan malaria
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quartenylic
quartenylic acid
quarter
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quarter-century (current term)
quarter-circle
quarter-crack
quarter-day
quarter-days
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Literary usage of Quarter-century

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1. A Half Century of Public Health: Jubilee Historical Volume of the American by American Public Health Association (1921)
"The death-rate of this city during the first quarter-century was 52.9 per 1000; during the second quarter-century 52.4 per 1000; during the third ..."

2. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1888)
"... comparatively little has been written regarding the American forms during the quarter-century that has elapsed since the appearance of that work. ..."

3. The Making of America by Robert Marion La Follette, William Matthews Handy, Charles Higgins (1906)
"A QUARTER CENTURY OF ELECTRIC LIGHTING. BY LOUIS BELL. [Louis Bell, consulting electric engineer; born Chester, NH, Dec. 5, 1864; resides in Boston, where, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from Its Discovery to the Present by Joseph Sabin, Wilberforce Eames, Bibliographical Society of America, Robert William Glenroie Vail (1873)
"CUTLER (BC) A Quarter Century Discourse. New York. 1860. 12mo, pp. 56. 18161 CUTLER (BC) A Sermon preached in Christ Church, ..."

5. Household Manufactures in the United States, 1640-1860: A Study in by Rolla Milton Tryon (1917)
"... IV A quarter-century OF DEVELOPMENTS, 1784-1809 Between 1784 and 1810 household manufactures passed through the following three important stages: (i) a ..."

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