Definition of Quinquennial

1. a. Occurring once in five years, or at the end of every five years; also, lasting five years. A quinquennial event.

Definition of Quinquennial

1. Adjective. that happens every five years ¹

2. Adjective. that lasts for five years ¹

3. Noun. a fifth anniversary ¹

4. Noun. a five year period ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quinquennial

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quinquennial

quinquefid
quinquefoliate
quinquefoliate leaf
quinquefoliated
quinquefoliolate
quinquelingual
quinqueliteral
quinquelobared
quinquelobate
quinquelobed
quinquelocular
quinquenerved
quinquenium
quinquennalia
quinquennia
quinquennial (current term)
quinquennially
quinquennials
quinquennium
quinquenniums
quinquepartite
quinquereme
quinqueremes
quinquesyllabic
quinquesyllable
quinquesyllables
quinquethiophene
quinquethiophenes
quinquetubercular
quinquevalence

Literary usage of Quinquennial

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

1. A Treatise on the Law of Landlord and Tenant: With an Appendix Containing by Robert Hunter, William Guthrie (1876)
"In an action against a cautioner he pleaded,—-first, the quinquennial ... The quinquennial prescription was sustained. A reference to oath having afterwards ..."

2. Linguistic and Oriental Essays: Written from the Year 1840 to 1903 by Robert Needham Cust (1904)
"I OFFER to the Bible Society, to which I am devoted, a second Report of quinquennial Progress of Translations since the publication of the First Report in ..."

3. Publications of the American Statistical Association by American Statistical Association (1901)
"THE COMPARATIVE ACCURACY OF DIFFERENT FORMS OF quinquennial AGE GROUPS. BY AI.LVN A. Ym Nil. The United States census reports the ages of the persons ..."

4. The International Congress of Women of 1899 by International Council of Women (1900)
"quinquennial Report. Presented by the Corresponding Secretary, July 1899. MME. PRESIDENT, AND FELLOW OFFICERS AND MEMBERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL,—I ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1889)
"Reasons for a quinquennial Census. By GB LONGSTAFF, MA, MB, FRGP • In order to expedite the publication of the results of the census of 1891, ..."

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