Definition of octocentenary in English:

octocentenary

Line breaks: octo|cen¦ten|ary
Pronunciation: /ˌɒktəʊsɛnˈtiːnəri
 
, -ˈtɛn-/

noun (plural octocentenaries)

  • The eight-hundredth anniversary of a significant event.
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    • In honour of the octocentenary of the city's charter granted by that monarch, the Cambridge University Marlowe Society brought another to the ADC.

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