Definition of bicentennial in English:


Line breaks: bi|cen¦ten|nial
Pronunciation: /bʌɪsɛnˈtɛnɪəl

noun & adjective

another term for bicentenary.
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  • This year is the bicentennial of the birth of Alexis de Tocqueville, one of the most famous political commentators about America.
  • Two bicentennials are being celebrated in Saint Louis this year - the Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark expedition.
  • The committee wants something more significant and they want it during this year, the bicentennial of the revolution, an event recognized by the United Nations.

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