bicentenary


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Related to bicentenary: quatercentenary, tricentennial, tercentenary

bi·cen·ten·a·ry

 (bī′sĕn-tĕn′ə-rē, bī-sĕn′tə-nĕr′ē)
n. pl. bi·cen·ten·a·ries

bi′cen·ten′a·ry adj.

bicentenary

(ˌbaɪsɛnˈtiːnərɪ) or

bicentennial

adj
1. marking a 200th anniversary
2. occurring every 200 years
3. lasting 200 years
n, pl -naries
a 200th anniversary

bi•cen•ten•ni•al

(ˌbaɪ sɛnˈtɛn i əl)

adj.
1. pertaining to a 200th anniversary.
2. lasting 200 years.
3. occurring every 200 years.
n.
4. a 200th anniversary.
[1880–85]
bi`cen•ten′ni•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bicentenary - the 200th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
anniversary, day of remembrance - the date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it)
Adj.1.bicentenary - of or relating to or completing a period of 200 years; "bicentennial celebration"
Translations
ذكرى مِئَويَّةٌ ثانيَه
dvousté výročí
tohundredeårsdag
kétszáz éves évforduló
tvö hundruî ára afmæli
dušimtosios metinės
divsimtgade
dvojsté výročie
200. yıl dönümü

bicentenary

[ˌbaɪsenˈtiːnərɪ]
A. Nbicentenario m
B. CPD(de) bicentenario
bicentenary celebrations NPLcelebraciones fpl de(l) bicentenario

bicentenary

[ˌbaɪsɛnˈtiːnəri]
nbicentenaire m
modif
the bicentenary exhibition of David Octavius Hill → l'exposition organisée pour le bicentenaire de David Octavius Hill
a bicentenary tribute to him → un hommage à l'occasion de son bicentenaire

bicentenary

, (US) bicentennial
nzweihundertjähriges Jubiläum, Zweihundertjahrfeier f (→ of +gen); the bicentenary of Beethoven’s birth/deathBeethovens zweihundertster Geburts-/Todestag
adjZweihundertjahr-, zweihundertjährig; celebrationsZweihundertjahr-

bicentenary

[ˌbaɪsɛnˈtiːnərɪ] bi£cen£ten£nial (Am) [baɪsɛnˈtɛnɪəl] n & adjbicentenario

bicentenary

(baisenˈtiːnəri) , ((American) baiˈsentəneri) (plural bicenˈtenaries) bicentennial (baisenˈteniəl) noun
a two-hundredth anniversary. the bicentenary of American independence.
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