tercentenary

Synonyms and related words:
C, anniversary, annual holiday, bicentenary, bicentennial, biennial, birthday, bissextile day, cental, centare, centenarian, centenary, centennial, centennium, centigram, centimeter, centipede, centistere, centred, centref, centrev, centumvir, centumvirate, centurion, century, commemoration, cwt, decennial, diamond jubilee, golden wedding anniversary, gross, hecatomb, holy days, hundred, hundredweight, immovable feast, jubilee, leap year, long hundred, name day, natal day, octennial, one C, quadrennial, quasquicentennial, quincentenary, quincentennial, quinquennial, septennial, sesquicentenary, sesquicentennial, sextennial, silver wedding anniversary, tercentennial, tricennial, triennial, wedding anniversary

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Tercentenary — Ter*cen te*na*ry, a. [L. ter thirce + E. centenary.] Including, or relating to, an interval of three hundred years. n. The three hundredth anniversary of any event; also, a celebration of such an anniversary. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tercentenary — (n.) 1844, pertaining to a period of 300 years, from TER (Cf. ter ) three times + CENTENARY (Cf. centenary) …   Etymology dictionary

  • tercentenary — ► NOUN (pl. tercentenaries) ▪ a three hundredth anniversary. DERIVATIVES tercentennial adjective & noun …   English terms dictionary

  • tercentenary — [tʉr΄senten′ē əl, tər sen′ten′ē əltʉr΄sen ten′ər ē, tər sen′tə ner΄ē] adj., n. pl. tercentenaries [L ter, three times (akin to tres,THREE) + CENTENARY] TRICENTENNIAL: also tercentennial [tʉr΄senten′ē əl, tər sen′ten′ē əl] …   English World dictionary

  • tercentenary — [[t]tɜ͟ː(r)senti͟ːnəri, AM te̱n [/t]] N SING: oft the N of n A tercentenary is a day or a year which is exactly three hundred years after an important event such as the birth of a famous person. ...the tercentenary of Purcell s death …   English dictionary

  • tercentenary — UK [ˌtɜː(r)sənˈtiːnərɪ] / US [ˌtɜrs(ə)nˈtenərɪ] / US [tɜrˈsentəˌnerɪ] noun [countable] Word forms tercentenary : singular tercentenary plural tercentenaries a celebration that takes place when something has been in existence or has been happening …   English dictionary

  • tercentenary — noun (plural ries) Date: 1855 a 300th anniversary or its celebration • tercentenary adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tercentenary — /terr sen ten euh ree, terr sen tn er ee/; esp. Brit. /terr sen tee neuh ree/, adj., n., pl. tercentenaries. tricentennial. Also, tercentennial. [1835 45; TER + CENTENARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • tercentenary — 1. noun the 300th anniversary of an event 2. adjective of, or relative to such an anniversary, or to a span of 300 years See Also: tercentennial …   Wiktionary

  • tercentenary — ter|cen|te|na|ry [ˌtə:senˈti:nəri US ˌtə:rsenˈtenəri, tə:rˈsentəneri] n plural tercentenaries BrE [Date: 1800 1900; : Latin; Origin: ter three times + English centenary] the day or year exactly 300 years after a particular event …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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