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cen·tu·ry

 (sĕn′chə-rē)
n. pl. cen·tu·ries
1.
a. A period of 100 years.
b. Each of the successive periods of 100 years before or since the advent of the Christian era.
2.
a. A unit of the Roman army originally consisting of 100 men.
b. One of the 193 electoral divisions of the Roman people.
3. A group of 100 things.

[Latin centuria, a group of a hundred, from centum, hundred; see dekm̥ in Indo-European roots.]

cen·tu′ri·al adj.
cen′tu·ry·long′ adj.
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centurial

(sɛnˈtjʊərɪəl)
adj
1. (Military) of or relating to a Roman century
2. rare involving a period of 100 years
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