Origin of quinquennial
Examples from the Web for quinquennial
Table I. gives the number of illegitimate births per 1000 births in various countries of the world for quinquennial periods.
He should be one of the god's own Pastophori, one of "his quinquennial decurions."The Conflict of Religions in the Early Roman Empire|T. R. Glover
But if any one wishes to know the separate particulars, he may take the description of the quinquennial games and consider them.
The quinquennial year seems to have been the year in which matters of consequence were more likely to be done than at other times.A Study Of The Topography And Municipal History Of Praeneste|Ralph Van Deman Magoffin
Quinquennial report of the Committee for building the Siberian railroad.Select List of Books ... Relating to the Far East|Appleton Prentiss Clark Griffin
British Dictionary definitions for quinquennial
Word Origin and History for quinquennial
late 15c., "lasting five years," from Latin quinquennis "of five years, celebrated every fifth year," from quinque- "five" (see quinque-) + ending from biennial, etc. Meaning "happening once every five years" attested from c.1600. As a noun from 1895; earlier quinquennal (1610s).