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Line breaks: ter|cen¦ten|nial
Pronunciation: /təːsɛnˈtɛnɪəl

Definition of tercentennial in English:

adjective& noun

Another term for tercentenary.
Example sentences
  • Yale University has much to be proud of, and now this distinguished university is celebrating it's tercentennial.
  • Administrators said they had always hoped to secure funds from alumni to pay for tercentennial events.
  • According to a senior officer of the Chief Minister's Office, the leaders have conveyed their tentative programmes to participate in the ceremonies associated with the extremely emotional tercentennial for the Sikh community.

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