quadricentennial


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quad·ri·cen·ten·ni·al

 (kwŏd′rĭ-sĕn-tĕn′ē-əl)
adj.
Quadricentenary.
n.
A quadricentenary event or celebration.

quadricentennial

(ˌkwɒdrɪsɛnˈtɛnɪəl)
n
a 400th anniversary
adj
of, relating to, or celebrating a 400th anniversary

quad•ri•cen•ten•ni•al

(ˌkwɒd rə sɛnˈtɛn i əl)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or marking the completion of a period of 400 years.
n.
2. a quadricentennial anniversary or its celebration.
[1880–85]
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