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octocentenary

[ ok-toh-sen-ten-uh-ree, -sen-tn-er-ee or, especially British, -sen-tee-nuh-ree ]
/ 藢蓲k to蕣 s蓻n藞t蓻n 蓹 ri, -藞s蓻n tn藢蓻r i or, especially British, -s蓻n藞ti n蓹 ri /
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adjective
pertaining to 800 or a period of 800 years; marking the completion of 800 years.
noun, plural oc路to路cen路ten路ar路ies.
an 800th anniversary or its celebration.
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Origin of octocentenary

First recorded in 1885鈥90; octo- + centenary
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British Dictionary definitions for octocentenary

octocentenary
/ (藢蓲kt蓹蕣s蓻n藞ti藧n蓹r瑟) /

noun plural -naries
an eight-hundredth anniversary
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