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sexcentenary

[ seks-sen-ten-uh-ree, seks-sen-tn-er-ee or, especially British -sen-tee-nuh-ree ]
/ ˌsɛks sɛnˈtɛn ə ri, sɛksˈsɛn tnˌɛr i or, especially British -sɛnˈti nə ri /
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adjective
pertaining to 600 or a period of 600 years; marking the completion of 600 years.
noun, plural sex·cen·ten·ar·ies.
a 600th anniversary or its celebration.
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Origin of sexcentenary

First recorded in 1770–80; sex- + centenary
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British Dictionary definitions for sexcentenary

sexcentenary
/ (ˌsɛksɛnˈtiːnərɪ) /

adjective
of or relating to 600 or a period of 600 years
of, relating to, or celebrating a 600th anniversary
noun plural -naries
a 600th anniversary or its celebration

Word Origin for sexcentenary

C18: from Latin sexcentēnī six hundred each
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