bicentennial


bicentennial
Synonyms and related words:
C, anniversary, annual holiday, bicentenary, 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, tercentenary, tercentennial, tricennial, triennial, wedding anniversary

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Bicentennial — Bi cen*ten ni*al, n. The two hundredth year or anniversary, or its celebration. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bicentennial — Bi cen*ten ni*al, a. [Pref. bi + centennial.] 1. Consisting of two hundred years. [1913 Webster] 2. Occurring every two hundred years. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bicentennial — also, bi centennial, 1843 (adj.), 1871 (noun), Amer.Eng., from BI (Cf. bi ) + CENTENNIAL (Cf. centennial) (q.v.). In rivalry with bicentenary (1831) which seems to have been the more common word in Britain …   Etymology dictionary

  • bicentennial — [bī΄sen ten′ē əl] adj. 1. happening once in a period of 200 years 2. lasting 200 years 3. of a 200th anniversary n. ☆ a 200th anniversary or its commemoration …   English World dictionary

  • bicentennial — bicentennially, adv. /buy sen ten ee euhl/, adj. 1. pertaining to or in honor of a 200th anniversary: bicentennial celebration; a bicentennial exposition. 2. consisting of or lasting 200 years: a bicentennial period. 3. occurring every 200 years …   Universalium

  • Bicentennial — A bicentennial:* is the two hundredth anniversary of an event, or the celebrations pertaining thereof. * in the US, is a synonym for the United States Bicentennial and Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial. * in Australia, is a synonym for the 1988… …   Wikipedia

  • bicentennial — bi|cen|ten|ni|al [ˌbaısenˈteniəl] n AmE the day or year exactly 200 years after an important event ▪ the bicentennial of the Declaration of Independence >bicentennial adj ▪ bicentennial celebrations …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bicentennial — noun (C) AmE the day or year exactly 200 years after an important event: the bicentennial of the declaration of independence bicentennial adjective: bicentennial celebrations …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bicentennial — [[t]ba͟ɪsente̱niəl[/t]] bicentennials 1) N COUNT A bicentennial is the same as a bicentenary. [mainly AM] 2) ADJ: ADJ n Bicentennial celebrations are held to celebrate a bicentenary …   English dictionary

  • bicentennial — UK [ˌbaɪsenˈtenɪəl] / US noun [countable] Word forms bicentennial : singular bicentennial plural bicentennials mainly American a bicentenary …   English dictionary

  • bicentennial — noun Date: 1883 a 200th anniversary or its celebration • bicentennial adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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