noun Etymology: Latin quinque five + English centennial Date: 1884 quincentenaryquincentennial adjective

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  • quincentennial — I noun the 500th anniversary (or the celebration of it) • Syn: ↑quincentenary • Hypernyms: ↑anniversary, ↑day of remembrance II adjective of or relating to a 500th anniversary …   Useful english dictionary

  • quincentennial — /kwin sen ten ee euhl/, adj. pertaining to or marking a period of 500 years. [1880 85; QUIN(QUE ) + CENTENNIAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • quincentennial — adjective Relating to a 500th anniversary …   Wiktionary

  • quincentennial —  Five hundredth anniversary …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • quincentennial — n. 500th anniversary, quincentenary adj. of or pertaining to a 500th anniversary; relating to a 500th aniversary …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quincentennial — quin·centennial …   English syllables

  • quincentennial — quin•cen•ten•ni•al [[t]ˌkwɪn sɛnˈtɛn i əl[/t]] adj. 1) cvb pertaining to or marking a period of 500 years 2) cvb a 500th anniversary or its celebration …   From formal English to slang

  • quincentennial — /kwɪnsɛnˈtɛniəl/ (say kwinsen teneeuhl) adjective → quincentenary …   Australian English dictionary

  • Columbus Quincentennial — The Columbus Quincentennial in 1992 was the celebration of the five hundredth anniversary of the landing of Christopher Columbus in the Americas …   Wikipedia

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