Definition of sexennial in English:

sexennial

Syllabification: sex·en·ni·al
Pronunciation: /sekˈsenēəl
 
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adjective

  • 1Recurring every six years.
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    • The country has absolutely no continuity except in its sexennial collapse.
    • The pond is at the height of its glory during the sexennial festival when the reflection of a hundred thousand lights around the temple provides a grand spectacle.
    • The last sexennial report (25 C/37) was submitted to the General Conference at its twenty-fifth session in 1988 and, after considering it, the General Conference adopted resolution 15.213.
  • 1.1Lasting for or relating to a period of six years.

Origin

mid 17th century: from sexennium + -al.

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