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tercentenary

or ter路cen路ten路ni路al

[ tur-sen-ten-uh-ree, tur-sen-tn-er-ee; especially British tur-sen-tee-nuh-ree ]
/ 藢t蓽r s蓻n藞t蓻n 蓹 ri, t蓽r藞s蓻n tn藢蓻r i; especially British 藢t蓽r s蓻n藞ti n蓹 ri /
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adjective, noun, plural ter路cen路ten路ar路ies.
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Origin of tercentenary

First recorded in 1835鈥45; ter- + centenary

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British Dictionary definitions for tercentenary

tercentenary

tercentennial

/ (藢t蓽藧s蓻n藞ti藧n蓹r瑟) /

adjective
of or relating to a period of 300 years
of or relating to a 300th anniversary or its celebration
noun plural -tenaries or -tennials
an anniversary of 300 years or its celebration
Also called: tricentennial
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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