Cen*ten"ni*al (?), a. [L. centum a hundred + annus year.]


Relating to, or associated with, the commemoration of an event that happened a hundred years before; as, a centennial ode.


Happening once in a hundred years; as, centennial jubilee; a centennial celebration.


Lasting or aged a hundred years.

Thet opened through long lines Of sacred ilex and centennial pines. Longfellow.


© Webster 1913.

Cen*ten"ni*al, n.

The celebration of the hundredth anniversary of any event; a centenary.

[U. S.]


© Webster 1913.