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Of or relating to a period of 150 years.
A 150th anniversary or its celebration.
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of or relating to a period of 150 years
1. a period or cycle of 150 years
2. a 150th anniversary or its celebration
ˌsesquicenˈtennially adv
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(ˌsɛs kwɪ sɛnˈtɛn i əl)

1. pertaining to or marking the completion of 150 years.
2. a 150th anniversary or its celebration.
[1875–80, Amer.]
ses`qui•cen•ten′ni•al•ly, adv.
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Noun1.sesquicentennial - the 150th 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)
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