Octennially
Octennial Oc*ten"ni*al, a. [L. octennium a period of eight years; octo eight + annus year.] Happening every eighth year; also, lasting a period of eight years. --Johnson. -- {Oc*ten"ni*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • octennially — adverb Every eight years …   Wiktionary

  • octennially — octennˈially adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑octennial …   Useful english dictionary

  • octennial — octennially, adj. /ok ten ee euhl/, adj. 1. occurring every eight years. 2. of or for eight years. [1650 60; < LL octenni(um) eight year period (oct OCT + enn , comb. form of annus year + ium IUM) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • octennial — /ɒkˈtɛniəl/ (say ok teneeuhl) adjective 1. occurring every eight years. 2. of or for eight years. {Late Latin octennium a period of eight years + al1} –octennially, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • octennial — [äk ten′ē əl] adj. [< LL octennium, period of eight years (< L octo, eight + annus, year) + AL] 1. happening every eight years 2. lasting eight years octennially adv …   English World dictionary

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