Bicentennial



pertaining to or in honor of a 200th anniversary:
bicentennial celebration; a bicentennial exposition.
consisting of or lasting 200 years:
a bicentennial period.
occurring every 200 years:
the bicentennial return of a comet.
a 200th anniversary:
The United States had its bicentennial in 1976.
a celebration of such an anniversary.
Contemporary Examples

Team of Sequels Christopher Buckley February 10, 2009
Cliff Martinez’s Journey From Red Hot Chili Peppers to Composer of ‘Drive’ and ‘Spring Breakers’ Marlow Stern March 20, 2013
Jane Austen’s Pride and Joy: ‘Pride and Prejudice’ Turns 200 Paula Byrne January 29, 2013
The Genie Is Free: Robin Williams’s Complicated Relationship With Disney Kevin Fallon August 11, 2014
Annie Leibovitz Bailed on Kimye Wedding; Chloe Sevigny Hates Modeling The Fashion Beast Team June 17, 2014
My Tea Party History Jill Lepore October 4, 2010

Historical Examples

Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to 2006 Various
Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to 2006 Various
Letters and Literary Memorials of Samuel J. Tilden, v. 2 Samuel J. Tilden
Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to 2006 Various

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