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ter·cen·ten·ni·al

 (tûr′sĕn-tĕn′ē-əl)
n.
A tercentenary.
adj.
Tercentenary.
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ter•cen•ten•ni•al

(ˌtɜr sɛnˈtɛn i əl)
adj.
1. pertaining to a period of 300 years.
2. marking the completion of such a period.
n.
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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Carus-Verlag took double notice in 2014, when two of the composers in its program--Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788) and Gottfried August Homilius (17141785)--reached their tercentennials. The publisher marked the anniversaries of these two nearly exact contemporaries with one major thematic catalog each.