Definition of tercentenary in English:

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tercentenary

Pronunciation: /ˌtərsənˈtenərē/
/ˌtərˈsen(t)əˌnerē/

adjective& noun (plural tercentenaries)

Another term for tricentennial.
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.

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Syllabification: ter·cen·ten·ar·y

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