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.
This Welsh-language history of Trinity Chapel, Llanboidy, which celebrated its bicentenary in 2000, outlines the history of the parish, especially since the chapel's founding in 1800.
As part of the bicentenary celebrations of the birth of Mary Ann Evans, Nuneaton town centre is to host a family fun festival.
James Watt The Watt in the World - The Life and Legacy of James Watt 1736-1819 exhibition will be showcased at the Library of Birmingham - forming part of The Lunar Society's James Watt Bicentenary programme.
(If I may be so bold), The bicentenary's just 10 years away, And 190's neither a silver nor a gold.
SIR RICHARD WALLACE BICENTENARY FAMILY EVENT Date: Saturday 23rd June 2018 Time: 11am - 2pm Location: Wallace Park, Lisburn A fun filled day of music, song, dance, face painting and much more.
On Monday the Ceremonial Mayor of Salford, Peter Connor, will unveil a plaque to mark the club bicentenary.
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.
The project, ahead of celebrations for the bicentenary of Emily's birth, is the creation of artist Clare Twomey.