Definition of sexcentenary in English:


Line breaks: sex|cen¦ten|ary
Pronunciation: /ˌsɛk(s)sɛnˈtiːn(ə)ri
, -ˈtɛn-/

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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  • Relating to a six-hundredth anniversary.

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