[ kwot-er-sen-ten-ee-uhl ]
/ ˌkwɒt ər sɛnˈtɛn i əl /
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pertaining to or marking a period of 400 years.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of quatercentennial
1960–65; <Latin quater four times + centennial
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