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quinquennium

[ kwin-kwen-ee-uhm, kwing- ]
/ kw瑟n藞kw蓻n i 蓹m, kw瑟艐- /
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noun, plural quin路quen路ni路ums, quin路quen路ni路a [kwin-kwen-ee-uh, kwing-]. /kw瑟n藞kw蓻n i 蓹, kw瑟艐-/.
a period of five years.
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Also quin路quen路ni路ad [kwin-kwen-ee-ad, kwing-]. /kw瑟n藞kw蓻n i藢忙d, kw瑟艐-/.

Origin of quinquennium

1615鈥25; <Latin qu墨nquennium;see quinque-, biennium
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British Dictionary definitions for quinquennium

quinquennium
/ (kw瑟n藞kw蓻n瑟蓹m) /

noun plural -nia (-n瑟蓹)
a period or cycle of five years

Word Origin for quinquennium

C17: from Latin quinque five + annus year
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