Definition of sexcentenary in English:


Syllabification: sex·cen·ten·ar·y
Pronunciation: /ˌseksenˈtenərē

noun (plural sexcentenaries)

The six-hundredth anniversary of a significant event.
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  • This tribute to Zheng He, master mariner of the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), is merely one frisson in the flurry of activities organised for the sexcentenary.


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Of or relating to a six-hundredth anniversary.

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