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sesquicentennial

Definitions

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

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating or pertaining to a period of a century and a half; one-hundred-and-fiftieth: as, a sesquicentennial celebration.
  • noun A one-hundred-and-fiftieth anniversary.

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

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

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

  • noun the 150th anniversary (or the celebration of it)

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

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