tricentennial

tricentennial

[trahy-sen-ten-ee-uhl]
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:
1880–85; tri- + centennial

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tricentenary or tricentennial (ˌtraɪsɛnˈtiːnərɪ, ˌtraɪsɛnˈtɛnɪəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to a period of 300 years
2.  of or relating to a 300th anniversary or its celebration
 
n , -tenaries, -tennials
3.  an anniversary of 300 years or its celebration
 
tricentennial or tricentennial
 
adj
 
n

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