quadricentennial
noun Date: 1882 a 400th anniversary or its celebration

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  • quadricentennial — [kwä΄dri sen ten′ē əl] n. [ QUADRI + CENTENNIAL] a 400th anniversary or its commemoration …   English World dictionary

  • quadricentennial — |kwädrə+ noun Etymology: quadri + centennial : a 400th anniversary or anniversary celebration * * * /kwod reuh sen ten ee euhl/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or marking the completion of a period of four hundred years. n. 2. a quadricentennial… …   Useful english dictionary

  • quadricentennial — /kwod reuh sen ten ee euhl/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or marking the completion of a period of four hundred years. n. 2. a quadricentennial anniversary. 3. its celebration. [1880 85; QUADRI + CENTENNIAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • quadricentennial — quad•ri•cen•ten•ni•al [[t]ˌkwɒd rə sɛnˈtɛn i əl[/t]] adj. 1) of, pertaining to, or marking the completion of a period of 400 years 2) a quadricentennial anniversary or its celebration • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • quadricentennial — adjective Relating to a 400th anniversary …   Wiktionary

  • quadricentennial — n. period of 400 years; 400th anniversary adj. pertaining to a period of 400 years …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quadricentennial — quad·ri·centennial …   English syllables

  • quadricentennial — /kwɒdrəsɛnˈtɛniəl/ (say kwodruhsen teneeuhl) adjective 1. relating to, consisting of, or marking the completion of a period of 400 years. –noun 2. US → quatercentenary …   Australian English dictionary

  • quadricentennial —   a.,n. (pertaining to) four hundredth anniversary …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • University of Santo Tomas — Not to be confused with University of St. Thomas. Infobox University name = The Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas The Catholic University of the Philippines latin name = Pontificia et Regalis S. Thomae Aquinatis Universitas Manilana… …   Wikipedia

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