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triennium

[ trahy-en-ee-uhm ]
/ tra瑟藞蓻n i 蓹m /
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noun, plural tri路en路ni路ums, tri路en路ni路a [trahy-en-ee-uh]. /tra瑟藞蓻n i 蓹/.
a period of three years.
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Origin of triennium

1840鈥50; <Latin: period of three years, equivalent to trienn(is) pertaining to three years (tri-tri- + -enn-, combining form of annus year + -is adj. suffix) + -ium-ium
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British Dictionary definitions for triennium

triennium
/ (tra瑟藞蓻n瑟蓹m) /

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

Word Origin for triennium

C19: from Latin, from tri- + annus a year
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