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tricentenary

Line breaks: tri|cen¦ten|ary
Pronunciation: /ˌtrʌɪsɛnˈtiːnəri
 
, -ˈtɛn-/

Definition of tricentenary in English:

noun (plural tricentenaries)

Another term for tercentenary.
Example sentences
  • Now, having been informed by the Diary of the forthcoming Turpin tricentenary, he is busy planning another bash.
  • The world-famous purveyor of fine teas is celebrating its tricentenary this year.
  • Sikhs in the Indian state of Punjab celebrate the tricentenary of the Sikh holy book the Guru Granth Sahib.

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