semicentennial love

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Marking the 50th anniversary of an event.
  • n. A 50th anniversary or its celebration.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Occurring every 50 years
  • n. A 50th anniversary.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to half of a century, or a period of fifty years.
  • n. A fiftieth anniversary.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Occurring at the end of, or celebrating the completion of, fifty years, or half a century: as, a semi-centennial celebration.
  • n. A semi-centennial celebration.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or marking the 50th anniversary
  • n. the 50th anniversary (or the celebration of it)

Etymologies

semi- (“half”) +‎ centennial (“of 100 years”) (Wiktionary)

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