"centenary" Definition

  1. a. Relating to, or consisting of, a hundred.
  2. a. Occurring once in every hundred years; centennial.
  3. n. The aggregate of a hundred single things; specifically, a century.
  4. n. A commemoration or celebration of an event which occurred a hundred years before.

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Position in dictionary: 15816 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a., n., n.,
Words that start with "centenary": 1
Words that end with "centenary": 4
Words that contain "centenary": 4
Next words in dictionary: centennial, centennially, center, centerbit, centerboard, centered, centerfire cartridge, centering, centerpiece, centesimal
Previous words in dictionary: centenaries, centenarian, centaury, centaurea, centaur, centare, cental, centage, cent, census

English Dictionary Definition of centenary

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