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A tercentenary.


(ˌtɜr sɛnˈtɛn i əl)
1. pertaining to a period of 300 years.
2. marking the completion of such a period.
3. a 300th anniversary or its celebration.
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Noun1.tercentennial - the 300th 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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Alcomendas' story of his wife's miraculous healing was just one of many similar testimonies compiled in 'INA: Little Stories of Faith,' which was published by Penafrancia Tercentennial Inc.
Between March and April, the municipality prepared for this high-profile tercentennial.
Notes: Requests for additional information should be directed in writing to Erin Bishop Cadigan, Tercentennial Coordinator, Email:ecadigan@falmouthme.
This tercentennial year, with its commemorative celebrations, promises to attract even more visitors than usual.
The Tercentennial of the Treatises of Utrecht, Rastatt and Baden (1713-1715)
The Rashtriya Sikh Sangat's emergence has its origins in the celebrations of the tercentennial of the foundation of the Khalsa order which began in April 1999.
Richard Sutcliffe (Royal Conservatory Brussels, Erasmus University College, Brussels) began the session with a presentation called "Westpahl, Wagener, and the tercentennial C.
A third article asks that remaining funds in the Tercentennial trust account be put in that committee's budget account.
John Langbein, Law School in a University: Yale's Distinctive Path in the Later Nineteenth Century, in HISTORY OF THE Yale Law School: The Tercentennial Lectures 53,65-66 (Anthony Kronman ed.
The 1999 storm was even worse, with 10,000 trees damaged or uprooted, and the tercentennial celebration had to be cancelled.
Indeed there is ample evidence Ritchie had significant input into the writing of Copland's 'The State and the Entrepreneur' which he gave at the 1936 Harvard Tercentennial.
The Life and Thought of John Gill (1697-1771): A Tercentennial Appreciation (Leiden: Brill, 1997).