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sesquicentennial

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

  • adj. Of or relating to a period of 150 years.
  • n. A 150th anniversary or its celebration.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Occurring every 150 years
  • adj. Of, or relating to a sesquicentenary
  • n. A 150th anniversary.

from The 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.

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

  • n. the 150th anniversary (or the celebration of it)

Etymologies

sesqui- (“one-and-a-half”) +‎ centennial (“of 100 years”) (Wiktionary)

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