Definitions

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  • adj. the ordinal number of four hundred in counting order

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Examples

  • Celebrating the 400th anniversary of Tomás Luis de Victoria, the a cappella group Stile Antico created awesome blocks of light and shade from the music of Victoria and his contemporaries.

    Laurence Vittes: "In Scotland, East of Edinburgh": The Lammermuir Festival of 2011

  • Celebrating the 400th anniversary of Tomás Luis de Victoria, the a cappella group Stile Antico created awesome blocks of light and shade from the music of Victoria and his contemporaries.

    Laurence Vittes: "In Scotland, East of Edinburgh": The Lammermuir Festival of 2011

  • For Claudio Strinati, curator of last year's exhibition in Rome one of more than a dozen marking the 400th anniversary of the painter's death, Caravaggio's art was revolutionary not simply for the bold stylistic and thematic innovations but because for the first time in Western culture the autobiographical impulse is explicit and ever present: "The master speaks of himself from beginning to end and interrogates the spectator."

    The Misery Memoirist

  • Two years ago, the 400th anniversary of the death of Caravaggio was commemorated by a couple of shows, one in the fall, at the Villa Borghese, and one in the winter, at the Scuderie.

    The Heirloom City

  • VATICAN CITY, 7 OCT 2009 (VIS) - During his general audience, held this morning in St. Peter's Square, Benedict XVI focused his catechesis on St. John Leonardi, patron of pharmacists, the 400th anniversary of whose death falls on 9 October.

    Pope Benedict XVI

  • And, according to Margaret Hartmann at Jezebel, Sheen is getting his "400th media pass while Lindsay Lohan's who has also struggled with addiction ruined her career forever."

    Is Charlie Sheen getting a pass because he's a guy?

  • Asimov's has posted the table of contents (with samples) for the April/May 2009 issue (their 400th issue!):

    March 2009

  • None of them, though, I'm betting, are as big as the Mid-Hudson Bridge, which Joseph Bertolozzi turned into percussion to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's journey up the eponymous river.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • He said his decision to retire was made easier after he posted his 400th win.

    Red Wings goalie Osgood retires after 17 seasons

  • Regular theatre-goers might be doing well to avoid celebrations surrounding the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, with both the Bush and the Globe in London mounting major events.

    This week's new theatre and dance

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