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tricentennial

[trahy-sen-ten-ee-uh l] /ˌtraɪ sɛnˈtɛn i əl/
adjective
1.
pertaining to 300 years or a period of 300 years.
2.
marking the completion of such a period:
a tricentennial celebration.
noun
3.
a 300th anniversary or its celebration.
Also, tercentenary, tercentennial.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; tri- + centennial
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British Dictionary definitions for tricentennial

tricentenary

/ˌtraɪsɛnˈtiːnərɪ/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a period of 300 years
2.
of or relating to a 300th anniversary or its celebration
noun (pl) -tenaries, -tennials
3.
an anniversary of 300 years or its celebration
Abbreviation tercentenary, tercentennial
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