centennially


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cen·ten·ni·al

 (sĕn-tĕn′ē-əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to an age or period of 100 years.
2. Occurring once every 100 years: a centennial commemoration.
3. Of or relating to a 100th anniversary.
n.
A 100th anniversary or a celebration of it.

[Latin centum, hundred; see dekm̥ in Indo-European roots + (bi)ennial.]

cen·ten′ni·al·ly adv.
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Adv.1.centennially - every hundred years; once in a century; "the birthday of this city is being celebrated centennially"
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