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Origin of sexennial
OTHER WORDS FROM sexennialsex·en·ni·al·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for sexennial
On January 12 he advised Aquaviva to propose the discussion of a change of assistants and a sexennial congregation.The Jesuits, 1534-1921|Thomas J. Campbell
Sexennial, seks-en′yal, adj. lasting six years: happening once in six years—also Sextenn′ial.
Boston, Lincolnshire, had its sexennial epidemic in 1802 with thirty-three deaths.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Creighton
In the Brahmanas we only find traces of a quinquennial or sexennial cycle.The History of Antiquity, Volume IV (of 6)|Max Duncker
There, in company with five other ascetics, he began his celebrated sexennial fast.Buddhism, In its Connexion With Brahmanism and Hinduism, and In Its Contrast with Christianity|Sir Monier Monier-Williams