quinquennium

quinquennium

[kwin-kwen-ee-uhm, kwing-]
noun, plural quinquenniums, quinquennia [kwin-kwen-ee-uh, kwing-] .
a period of five years.
Also, quinquenniad [kwin-kwen-ee-ad, kwing-] .


Origin:
1615–25; < Latin quīnquennium; see quinque-, biennium

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quinquennium (kwɪnˈkwɛnɪəm)
 
n , pl -nia
a period or cycle of five years
 
[C17: from Latin quinque five + annus year]

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