tercentenary

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Related to tercentenaries: quatercentenary, quinquennial

ter·cen·ten·a·ry

 (tûr′sĕn-tĕn′ə-rē, tər-sĕn′tə-nĕr′ē)
n. pl. ter·cen·ten·a·ries
A 300th anniversary or its celebration.
adj.
Of or relating to a span of 300 years or to a 300th anniversary.

[Latin ter, thrice; see tern2 + centenary.]

tercentenary

(ˌtɜːsɛnˈtiːnərɪ) or

tercentennial

adj
1. of or relating to a period of 300 years
2. of or relating to a 300th anniversary or its celebration
n, pl -tenaries or -tennials
an anniversary of 300 years or its celebration
Also called: tricentennial

ter•cen•ten•ni•al

(ˌtɜr sɛnˈtɛn i əl)
adj.
1. pertaining to a period of 300 years.
2. marking the completion of such a period.
n.
3. a 300th anniversary or its celebration.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tercentenary - the 300th 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
ذِكْرى مِئَوِيَّه ثالِثَه
třistaleté výročí
trehundredeårsdag
háromszáz éves évforduló
òrjú hundruî ára afmæli
trijų šimtų metų jubiliejus
trīssimtā gadadiena
tristé výročie
üç yüzüncü yıl

tercentenary

[ˌtɜːsenˈtiːnərɪ] Ntricentenario m

tercentenary

n (= anniversary)dreihundertster Jahrestag; (= celebration)Dreihundertjahrfeier f, → dreihundertjähriges Jubiläum
attrfür den dreihundertsten Jahrestag; tercentenary celebrationsDreihundertjahrfeier f

tercentenary

[ˌtɜːsɛnˈtiːnərɪ] nterzo centenario

tercentenary

(təːsənˈtiːnəri) , ((American also) tərˈsentineri) plural tercenˈtenaries noun
a three-hundredth anniversary. This year marks the tercentenary of the birth of one of our greatest poets.