of or relating to a period of 100 years.
recurring once in every 100 years:
a centenary celebration.
a period of 100 years; century.
of or relating to a period of 100 years
occurring once every 100 years
noun (pl) -naries
a 100th anniversary or its celebration
c.1600, “period of 100 years,” from Latin centenarius “of a hundred, relating to a hundred,” from centenai “a hundred each,” from centum “hundred” (see hundred). As a noun, “100th anniversary,” from 1788.
a silver coin of ancient Rome, first issued by Diocletian as the 100th part of a solidus, later greatly debased.
pertaining to, or marking the completion of, a period of 100 years. pertaining to a 100th anniversary. lasting 100 years. 100 years old. a 100th anniversary or its celebration; centenary. Contemporary Examples Historical Examples adjective relating to, lasting for, or completing a period of 100 years occurring every 100 years noun (mainly US & Canadian) […]
Colorado (used as a nickname).
Geometry. the middle point, as the point within a circle or sphere equally distant from all points of the circumference or surface, or the point within a regular polygon equally distant from the vertices. a point, pivot, axis, etc., around which anything rotates or revolves: The sun is the center of the solar system. the […]