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.
References in classic literature ?
The bicentenary loomed but a year ahead, and a movement was on foot to mark the epoch with an adequate statue of our pious founder.
Farming journalist Robert Forster - who often contributed articles to The Journal under the pen-name Matt Ridley - has been awarded the Bicentenary Trophy by the Royal Smithfield Club, a 200-year-old organisation dedicated to the improvement of farming techniques.
We have to keep modernizing weapons, arms as the technology is upgrading, and we are trying to bring in new and modernised technique ones in our Army," General Rawat told the media after attending the bicentenary celebration of 9 Gorkha Rifles at 39 Gorkha Training Centre here.
Its part of a nine-week bicentenary celebration, featuring a number of events through Nov.
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The project, ahead of celebrations for the bicentenary of Emily's birth, is the creation of artist Clare Twomey.
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The bicentenary ceremony marked the culmination of the annual month- long Chepstow Festival which ended yesterday.
Manama, June 2 (BNA): The British Embassy and the British Council held a reception ceremony this evening marking the bicentenary of relations binding Bahrain and the United Kingdom.
1989: About 500 people are involved in scuffles as Parisians celebrate the bicentenary of the French Revolution.
To commemorate the bicentenary of Waterloo 1815-2015, the full colour print will be exhibited at Dorman Museum, until Sunday June 28.
It is a designated historic site preparing for its bicentenary.