from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Tercentenary.
- n. A tercentenary event or celebration.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The 300th anniversary of an event or happening.
- adj. Occurring every three-hundred (300) years.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as tercentenary.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to or completing a period of 300 years
Flash forward to December 2076, America's tercentennial sometimes called tricentennial year.
The collection ends with mock front pages imagining the paper's distant past and future, including a news flash from its "tricentennial" year of 2056, "Grave Robbers Pry Valuable Rifle From Charlton Heston's Cold, Dead Hands."
I see the constitution as a call to character, and would like to let it have another century of empiric effect, so we might assess its worth in 2106, sometime following the tricentennial.
Unfortunately, a hard copy is pretty expensive on the tricentennial store website ($40).
We actually bought something: an Albuquerque tricentennial tote bag.
I predict New Orleans will have a triumphant tricentennial 2018, if memory serves; and I plan to celebrate it as a proud resident.
Good to hear about the progress--and I hope to be able to buy you a drink of your choice come the tricentennial--or even sooner.
To top it all off, KBYU offered donors a ceramic and brass lapel pin celebrating the tricentennial in 1985, and I wore mine proudly.
It seemed as if I was celebrating Bach's tricentennial for several years.
When I was 14, I was excited about pipe-organ recitals in honor of J.S. Bach's tricentennial.