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quasquicentennial

[ kwos-kwi-sen-ten-ee-uhl ]

adjective

  1. pertaining to or marking a period of 125 years.


noun

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

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Word History and Origins

Origin of quasquicentennial1

quasqui- “one and a quarter” ( pseudo-Latin, apparently qua(dri-) + (se)squi- ) + centennial ( def )

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