adjective or noun Date: 1872 tercentenary

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  • tercentennial — tercentenary ► NOUN (pl. tercentenaries) ▪ a three hundredth anniversary. DERIVATIVES tercentennial adjective & noun …   English terms dictionary

  • tercentennial — ter·cen·ten·ni·al (tûr sĕn tĕnʹē əl) n. A tercentenary. adj. Tercentenary. * * * …   Universalium

  • tercentennial — n. three hundredth anniversary …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tercentennial — ter·centennial …   English syllables

  • tercentennial — ter•cen•ten•ni•al [[t]ˌtɜr sɛnˈtɛn i əl[/t]] adj. 1) cvb pertaining to a period of 300 years 2) cvb marking the completion of such a period 3) cvb a 300th anniversary or its celebration …   From formal English to slang

  • tercentennial — /tɜsənˈtɛniəl/ (say tersuhn teneeuhl) adjective 1. consisting of or lasting 300 years. 2. recurring every 300 years. –noun 3. US → tercentenary. {Latin ter thrice + centennial} …   Australian English dictionary

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