[ kwod-ruh-sen-ten-ee-uhl ]
/ ˌkwɒd rə sɛnˈtɛn i əl /
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of, relating to, or marking the completion of a period of four hundred years.
a quadricentennial anniversary.
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Example sentences from the Web for quadricentennial
Quadricentennial, kwod-ri-sen-ten′i-al, adj. pertaining to a period of 400 years.
October, 1892, will long be remembered as the quadricentennial anniversary of America.Golden Days for Boys and Girls|Various
British Dictionary definitions for quadricentennial
/ (ˌkwɒdrɪsɛnˈtɛnɪəl) /
a 400th anniversary
of, relating to, or celebrating a 400th anniversary
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