sesquicentenary


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sesquicentenary

(ˌsɛskwɪsɛnˈtiːnərɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. a hundred and fiftieth anniversary
2. a celebration of a hundred and fiftieth anniversary
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Commemorating the sesquicentenary of its composer's death, Berlioz' Harold in Italy was given with due deference to its title as "Symphony with viola solo".
A sesquicentenary is an anniversary of how many years?
van de Velde, Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje (18571936), Orientalist: Catalogue of an Exhibition on the Sesquicentenary of His Birth, 8 February 2007 (Leiden: Leiden Univ.
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Then, in a sesquicentenary performance conducted by Riccardo Muti at the Teatro dell'Opera in Rome in 2011, Nabucco was put in the service of democracy.
After inheriting a local history collection, Martha edited several community history books for the state's sesquicentenary (1986) and national bi-centenary celebrations (1988).
Medbh McGuckian's "Filming the Famine" (2002) reflects on the myriad films made to commemorate the Famine's sesquicentenary. (25) Like those discussed above, this poem contemplates history, but it also reflects on questions of place, serving to unite not only the present with history but also the Northern provinces with the Irish diaspora.
Maher, Sesquicentenary (1862-2012), Diocese of Goulburn (1862-1948), Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (1948-2012): Collected Documents and Clergy Directory, Canberra, 2012, p.
And while celebrating that success, we also congratulate RPAYC as it enters it sesquicentenary (150th) year.
Following on from an idea by William Cooper, in February 1938 Patten and William Ferguson held a conference in Sydney to mark the sesquicentenary of European settlement in Australia and the first Aboriginal Day of Mourning (Patten 2009).