[ bahy-en-ee-uhm ]
/ baɪˈɛn i əm /
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noun, plural bi·en·ni·ums, bi·en·ni·a [bahy-en-ee-uh]. /baɪˈɛn i ə/.
a period of two years.
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Example sentences from the Web for biennium
Imo, rex augustissime—biennium fere apud lugdunenses Moratus sum.The Fortunes of Nigel|Sir Walter Scott
Multum inde auri reportaturus existimetur, si ibi annum vel biennium communi omnium more transigat.The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Henry Martyn Baird
This has been used and the library has therefore had this biennium, $9,000 a year.