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decennium

[dih-sen-ee-uh m] /dɪˈsɛn i əm/
noun, plural decenniums, decennia
[dih-sen-ee-uh] /dɪˈsɛn i ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a period of ten years; a decade.
Origin of decennium
1675-1685
From Latin, dating back to 1675-85; See origin at decennial
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decennium

/dɪˈsɛnɪəm/
noun (pl) -niums, -nia (-nɪə), -naries
1.
a less common word for decade (sense 1)
Word Origin
C17: from Latin, from decem ten + annus year
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