quatercentennial

quatercentennial

[kwot-er-sen-ten-ee-uhl]
adjective
pertaining to or marking a period of 400 years.

Origin:
1960–65; < Latin quater four times + centennial

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quatercentenary (ˌkwætəsɛnˈtiːnərɪ)
 
n , pl -naries
a 400th anniversary or the year or celebration marking it
 
[C19: from Latin quater four times + centenary]
 
quatercentennial
 
adj, —n

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