noun (plural septennia /-ˈtenēə/ or septenniums)rare
A specified period of seven years.
- This septennium must designate something peculiar and different from the time following.
- In Wurtemburg the fall has been somewhat less striking, the mortality rates for the two septennia and for the year 1894 being 199, 107, and 104 respectively.
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