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ses·qui·cen·ten·ni·al

 (sĕs′kwĭ-sĕn-tĕn′ē-əl)
adj.
Of or relating to a period of 150 years.
n.
A 150th anniversary or its celebration.

sesquicentennial

(ˌsɛskwɪsɛnˈtɛnɪəl)
adj
of or relating to a period of 150 years
n
1. a period or cycle of 150 years
2. a 150th anniversary or its celebration
ˌsesquicenˈtennially adv

ses•qui•cen•ten•ni•al

(ˌsɛs kwɪ sɛnˈtɛn i əl)

adj.
1. pertaining to or marking the completion of 150 years.
n.
2. a 150th anniversary or its celebration.
[1875–80, Amer.]
ses`qui•cen•ten′ni•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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The newly formed "Envision Witt" group has been working relentlessly to make Labor Day a very special and memorable one for the celebration of the Sesquicentennials -- 150 years of Witt.
On August 31, September 1, 2 & 3 Witt, Montgomery County, Illinois will celebrate its Sesquicentennial of 150 Years!
The Witt community cordially invites everyone to come and enjoy the 150th year Celebration and festivities of the Witt Sesquicentennial during the Labor Day Holiday.