noun, plural cen·ten·ar·ies.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH centenarycentenary , centennial
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Perhaps more significant is that the awards come ahead of the Communist Party’s centenary in July, a politically sensitive event for China’s leaders.China’s Oscars boycott mixes politics with push to curb Hollywood dominance|Lyric Li, Steven Zeitchik|April 22, 2021|Washington Post
Nobel Prize winners at a dinner to honor the centenary of the birth of Alfred Nobel, founder of the Nobel prizes.
Then in 1989, I was asked to work on the Eisenhower Centenary.
On the centenary of World War I, Europe's suddenly facing a crisis of Russian aggression.
Martin Luther King asked President John Kennedy to issue a new emancipation proclamation on the centenary of the first.
Thus are the historiographical trenches dug for the centenary.
July 31 marks the centenary of the birth of the high priest of monetarism, Milton Friedman.Nicholas Wapshott: A Lovefest Between Milton Friedman and J.M. Keynes|Nicholas Wapshott|July 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Seven years from this present time will witness the Centenary of the railway system.
The centenary of Petrarch celebrated at Avignon in 1874 tended to emphasize the importance and the glory of the new literature.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
A large number assembled to celebrate the centenary of Cook's death.Celebrated Travels and Travellers|Jules Verne
It also thinks that the Tribune is a try weakly and unique daily, besides being a four centenary.
The fifth centenary of his birthday, on the twenty-eighth of November, was to be kept with great rejoicings therefore.Olive in Italy|Moray Dalton