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.
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Historical Examples

relating to, lasting for, or completing a period of 100 years
occurring every 100 years
(mainly US & Canadian) another name for centenary

1789, from Latin centum “one hundred” (see hundred) + ending from biennial. As a noun, “hundredth anniversary celebration,” from 1876; the older noun is centenary.


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