Complete Definition of "sesquicentennial"

was wotd|2006|June|6
English
Etymology
From sesqui- "one-and-a-half" + centennial "of 100 years"
Pronunciation
IPA|/ËsÉskwɪsÉnËtÉniÉl/
audio|en-us-sesquicentennial.ogg|Audio (US)

Adjective
en-adj|pos=sesqui-|sesquicentennial|-

  1. Occurring every 150 years

#Of, or relating to a sesquicentenary

Noun
en-noun

  1. A 150th anniversary.

#:The city celebrated its sesquicentennial last year.

Translations

French: sesquicentenaire m
mid

Category:Calendar terms

vi:sesquicentennial

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