Marxism may have developed in the middle of the 19th century but it has since evolved into the social democracies of Scandinavia.
A century apart, Paul Rosolie and Henry Walter Bates describe their abiding enchantment with the Amazon.
A century ago, men and women lived for roughly the same number of years.
I think the century of the self has provided us with this: the mechanization of celebrity, the artist as a public collage.
After nearly a century, all of the fundamentals of the automotive industry are in play.
I spoke of this spectacle in my short article in the century.
This is the hope that beckons us onward in this century of trial.
No permissible margin of error, said the twenty-first century.
The second third of this century has been a time of proud achievement.
But a mans memory does not improve in the course of a century of Earth years.
1530s, "one hundred (of anything)," from Latin centuria "group of one hundred" of things of one kind (including a measure of land and a division of the Roman army, one-sixteenth of a legion, headed by a centurion), from centum "hundred" (see hundred) on analogy of decuria "a company of ten."
Used in Middle English from late 14c. as a division of land, from Roman use. The Modern English meaning is attested from 1650s, short for century of years (1620s). The older, general sense is preserved in the meaning "score of 100 points" in cricket and some other sports. Related: Centurial.
A hundred dollars: For two centuries a week I had me a bodyguard (1850s+)