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silver jubilee

Syllabification: sil·ver ju·bi·lee

Definition of silver jubilee in English:

noun

The twenty-fifth anniversary of a significant event.
Example sentences
  • It is envisaged that a top level panel of judges will monitor and judge the competition, and the results will be announced next Spring to coincide with the club's silver jubilee special events programme.
  • The joys of local soccer and many long lasting friendships developed in relation to it will be at the heart of the silver jubilee event.
  • This year's event was particularly significant as it falls in the silver jubilee year of the Orkney Norway Friendship Association.

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