Centennial - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |senˈteniəl|  American pronunciation of the word centennial
Brit.  |sɛnˈtɛnɪəl|  British pronunciation of the word centennial

noun

- the 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it) (syn: centenary)

adjective

- of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years(syn: centenary)

Examples

The centennial Olympics will be held in Atlanta.

a grand gala celebrating the town's centennial

...wrote a panegyric on the centennial of the Nobel laureate's birth...

Word forms

noun
singular: centennial
plural: centennials
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