noun (plural tercentenaries)
- The three-hundredth anniversary of a significant event: events arranged to mark the Library’s tercentenary the conference celebrates the tercentenary of the Scottish architect William AdamMore example sentences
- In addition, the Club's promoters wanted to ensure that Gilbert's place in the history of English science was appreciated and that the tercentenaries of his book and death were observed appropriately.
- This year is a special year for Methodists as it is the tercentenary of John Wesley's birth.
- In May 2007, the next Scottish election will coincide with the tercentenary of the Treaty of Union.
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- Relating to a three-hundredth anniversary: his tercentenary yearMore example sentences
- The focal point of the tercentenary celebrations will take place in Germany - the battalion's current base - next Saturday, when it will receive new colours from the present Duke of Wellington.
- Gilbert was more celebrated in his tercentenary year than he will be today.
- In 1916 he was knighted on the stage of Drury Lane at the conclusion of a special, tercentenary performance of Julius Caesar.
More definitions of tercentenaryDefinition of tercentenary in:
- The US English dictionary