bi centenary

bicentenary

[bahy-sen-ten-uh-ree, bahy-sen-tn-er-ee; especially British bahy-sen-tee-nuh-ree]
adjective, noun, plural bicentenaries. Chiefly British.

Origin:
1860–65; bi-1 + centenary

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bicentenary or (US) bicentennial (ˌbaɪsɛnˈtiːnərɪ, ˌbaɪsɛnˈtɛnɪəl)
 
adj
1.  marking a 200th anniversary
2.  occurring every 200 years
3.  lasting 200 years
 
n , -naries
4.  a 200th anniversary
 
bicentennial or (US) bicentennial
 
adj
 
n

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