semicentenary

[ sem-ee-sen-ten-uh-ree, -sen-tn-er-ee, sem-ahy- or, esp. British, -sen-tee-nuh-ree ]
/ ˌsɛm i sɛnˈtɛn ə ri, -ˈsɛn tnˌɛr i, ˌsɛm aɪ- or, esp. British, -sɛnˈti nə ri /

adjective, noun, plural sem·i·cen·ten·ar·ies.


Nearby words

  1. semibasement,
  2. semibituminous coal,
  3. semibold,
  4. semibreve,
  5. semicanal,
  6. semicentennial,
  7. semicircle,
  8. semicircular,
  9. semicircular canal,
  10. semicircular duct

Origin of semicentenary

First recorded in 1865–70; semi- + centenary

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