American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to a period of 150 years.
- n. A 150th anniversary or its celebration.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating or pertaining to a period of a century and a half; one-hundred-and-fiftieth: as, a sesquicentennial celebration.
- n. A one-hundred-and-fiftieth anniversary.
- adj. Occurring every 150 years
- adj. Of, or relating to a sesquicentenary
- n. A 150th anniversary.
- n. the 150th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
- sesqui- (“one-and-a-half”) + centennial (“of 100 years”) (Wiktionary)
“Their experiences are compelling beyond measure, and the sesquicentennial should be a time to remember them.”
“The war belongs to all Americans, and the sesquicentennial is a good time to learn something about it.”
“On top of that, the key theme or message of the sesquicentennial is a proposed: "Where the battle began and peace prevails.”
“(It will also familiarize many people for the first time with the word "sesquicentennial," for a 150th birthday.)”
“Say it slowly, "sesquicentennial," and it should start to come naturally.”
“Much like the closing ceremony of one Olympics and the heralding of the next one, the road to "Alice's" sesquicentennial ceremony has already inspired a magnificent exhibition to be seen in some of the world's greatest museums, with more exhibitions and events in the works along the way to the lighting of "Alice's" torch in four years time.”
“The sesquicentennial of his birth in 1959 was an especially sustained instance of exerting this soft power.”
“This year marks the sesquicentennial of the publication of The Origin of”
“The Leipzig festival is arguably the grandest tribute to the composer during back-to-back anniversary seasons that began with the sesquicentennial of Mahler's birth last July and will last through 2012.”
“Historic Faith Ministry needs help with faith-related elements of Prince William County's historic programs, including the 2011 Civil War sesquicentennial events.”
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