Definition of Decennial

1. a. Consisting of ten years; happening every ten years; as, a decennial period; decennial games.

2. n. A tenth year or tenth anniversary.

Definition of Decennial

1. Noun. The tenth anniversary of an event or happening. ¹

2. Adjective. Occurring every ten years. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Decennial

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Decennial

decemviral
decemvirate
decemvirates
decemviri
decemvirs
decenaries
decenary
decence
decencies
decene
decenes
decennaries
decennary
decennia
decennial (current term)
decennially
decennials
decennium
decenniums
decent
decentalisation
decenter
decentered
decentered lens
decentering
decenters
decentest
decentish
decently

Literary usage of Decennial

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America: (The United States by United States Pharmacopoeial Convention (1820)
"ABSTRACT OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE NINTH decennial CONVENTION, 1910 fI^ETE first decennial meeting of the United States ..."

2. The Bicentennial Census: New Directions for Methodology in 1990 by Constance F. Citro, Michael L. Cohen (1985)
"This chapter describes the various methods that have been used in the United States to evaluate the completeness of coverage in decennial censuses and what ..."

3. Acts of the State of Ohio by Ohio, Ohio General Assembly, Ohio Secretary of State (1861)
"The apportionment for the house of representatives during the second decennial period under the constitution, shall be as follows : The counties of Adams, ..."

4. The Law Relating to the Land Tenures of Lower Bengal by Arthur Phillips (1876)
"The decennial Settlement preparatory to a Permanent Settlement—Views of Mr. Grant and ... The decennial WE have now reached the most important epoch in the ..."

5. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1873)
"COMPARATIVE STATISTICS: THE MORTALITY OF ENGLAND IN THE decennial PERIODS 1851-60 AND 1861-70. A RECENTLY published Parliamentary Paper showing the Average ..."

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