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  • noun A period of a hundred consecutive years; a century.

Etymologies

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From year +‎ hundred. Cognate with Scots yeirhunder ("century"), German Jahrhundert ("century"), Danish århundrede ("century"), Swedish århundrade ("century"), Norwegian århundre ("century").

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