Definition of Quinquennium

1. Noun. A period of five years.

Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period

Definition of Quinquennium

1. n. Space of five years.

Definition of Quinquennium

1. Noun. A period of five years. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quinquennium

1. [n -NIA or -NIUMS]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quinquennium

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

Literary usage of Quinquennium

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

1. The Whole Works by James Ussher, Charles Richard Elrington (1650)
"... reque in quinquennium consulari potestate ... in quinquennium urbanos magistratus ... in quinquennium cum potes- tate ..."

2. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter, Great Britain India Office (1908)
"to the harder conditions of life in the second quinquennium; there is a general tendency to understate the age of marriageable girls; the last quinquennial ..."

3. A history of the Romans under the empire by Charles Merivale (1865)
"The "quinquennium Neronis." (AD 54—59, Au 807—812.) A PECULIAR interest attaches to the history of the Romans through the greater part of its course, ..."

4. History of Rome and the Roman People: From Its Origin to the Establishment by Victor Duruy (1885)
"I.—THE " quinquennium NERONIS." WE arrive at the fifth emperor' without having yet seen a natural succession, or an adoption determined by reasons of state. ..."

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