semicentennial love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Marking the 50th anniversary of an event.
  • noun A 50th anniversary or its celebration.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Occurring every 50 years
  • noun A 50th anniversary.

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

  • adjective of or relating to or marking the 50th anniversary
  • noun the 50th anniversary (or the celebration of it)

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

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