quasquicentennial

[kwos-kwi-sen-ten-ee-uh l]

adjective

pertaining to or marking a period of 125 years.

noun

a 125th anniversary.
a celebration marking such an anniversary.

Nearby words

  1. quasicrystal,
  2. quasidominance,
  3. quasimodo,
  4. quasimodo, salvatore,
  5. quasiparticle,
  6. quass,
  7. quassia,
  8. quassia family,
  9. quat.,
  10. quater

Origin of quasquicentennial

quasqui- one and a quarter (pseudo-Latin, apparently qua(dri-) + (se)squi-) + centenial

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