quatercentenary

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qua·ter·cen·ten·a·ry

 (kwŏt′ər-sĕn-tĕn′ə-rē, -sĕn′tə-nĕr′ē)
n. pl. qua·ter·cen·ten·a·ries
A quadricentennial.

[Latin quater, four times; see quaternary + centenary.]

quatercentenary

(ˌkwætəsɛnˈtiːnərɪ)
n, pl -naries
a 400th anniversary or the year or celebration marking it
[C19: from Latin quater four times + centenary]
quatercentennial adj, n

quat•er•cen•ten•ar•y

(ˌkwɒt ər sɛnˈtɛn ə ri, -ˈsɛn tnˌɛr i; esp. Brit. ˌkwɒt ər sɛnˈti nə ri)

n., pl. -ar•ies,
adj. n.
1. a 400th anniversary or its celebration.
adj.
2. pertaining to or marking a period of 400 years.
[1880–85; < Latin quater four times + centenary]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quatercentenary - the 400th 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)
Translations

quatercentenary

[ˌkwɒtəsenˈtiːnərɪ] Ncuarto centenario m

quatercentenary

n (also quatercentenary celebrations)Vierhundertjahrfeier f; (= anniversary)vierhundertster Jahrestag