Definition of Triennial

1. Noun. The 300th anniversary (or the celebration of it).

Exact synonyms: Tercentenary, Tercentennial
Generic synonyms: Anniversary, Day Of Remembrance



2. Adjective. Occurring every third year or lasting 3 years.
Similar to: Periodic, Periodical

Definition of Triennial

1. a. Continuing three years; as, triennial parliaments; a triennial reign.

2. n. Something which takes place or appears once in three years.

Definition of Triennial

1. Adjective. Happening every three years. ¹

2. Adjective. Lasting for three years. ¹

3. Noun. A third anniversary. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Triennial

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triennial

triduums
tridymite
tridymites
tridymus
trie
tried
tried and true
tried on
tried out
triedral
trielcon
trielectronic
triene
trienes
triennia
triennial (current term)
triennially
triennials
triennium
trienniums
triens
trientes
trientine
trientine hydrochloride
trier
trier of fact
trierarch
trierarchies
trierarchs
trierarchy

Literary usage of Triennial

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1. English Constitutional History from the Teutonic Conquest to the Present Time by Thomas Pitt Taswell-Langmead (1905)
"triennial Act, 1641. triennial Act, 1694. Septennial Act, 1716. with greater boldness and common sense. The Convention Parliament which ..."

2. Catalogue of the Library of the Boston Athenaeum by Boston Athenaeum, Charles Ammi Cutter (1882)
"triennial meeting; with the blog. record and stalls tics. New Haven, 1869. 8°. 1867. ... Report of the triennial meeting, and biog. record of th e class; ..."

3. The History of England from the Accession of James II. by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1879)
"The triennial Bill was more fortunate. It was brought in on the lirst day of the session, and went easily and rapidly The triennial through both Houses. ..."

4. The History of England from the Accession of James the Second by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1879)
"The triennial Bill was more fortunate. It was brought in on the tirst day of the session, and went easily and rapidly The triennial through both Houses. ..."

5. History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1894)
"On the i5th the Subsidy Bill The Subsidy and the triennial Bill were ready ... Members of Parliament had been heard to say that if the triennial Bill were ..."

6. The Scots Digest of the Cases Decided in the Supreme Courts of Scotland: And by John Condie Stewart Sandeman (1905)
"Held that the triennial prescription applied to the account prior to 1895. ... The plea of triennial prescription does not apply to an account current ..."

7. A Student's History of England from the Earliest Times to the Death of Queen by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1902)
"The Second triennial Act 1694. Another grievance was actually removed in 1694. ... I5y the triennial Act of 1694 it w-as enacted that no Parliament should ..."

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