tercentenary

Definitions

  • Jamestown exploration trenches of 1955 from the air. Landmarks are the “old cypress” in the river, upper left, the tercentenary monument, and the standing ruin of the 18th-century Ambler house
    Jamestown exploration trenches of 1955 from the air. Landmarks are the “old cypress” in the river, upper left, the tercentenary monument, and the standing ruin of the 18th-century Ambler house
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tercentenary the 300th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Tercentenary Including, or relating to, an interval of three hundred years.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • tercentenary Comprising three hundred years; including or relating to the interval of three hundred years.
    • n tercentenary A day observed as a festival in commemoration of some event, as the birth of a great man, or a decisive victory, that happened three hundred years before: as, the Shakspere tercentenary.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Tercentenary tėr-sen′te-nā-ri including or relating to an interval of three hundred years
    • n Tercentenary the 300th anniversary of anything
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. ter, thirce + E. centenary,

Usage

In literature:

We are celebrating the tercentenary of their arrival at Plymouth.
"The Story of Mankind" by Hendrik van Loon
In literature they become as charming as this dismal ball would be if we were celebrating its tercentenary.
"Crome Yellow" by Aldous Huxley
Associated Words: tercentenary, tricentenary, tri-centennial.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
Harrovians came from every corner of the globe to take part in this Tercentenary Festival.
"Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography" by George William Erskine Russell
In 1907 the main body of the church was reconstructed for the Tercentenary Celebration.
"Virginia Architecture in the Seventeenth Century" by Henry Chandlee Forman
The tercentenary statue, by Marinas, is also true to that haughty look of Velazquez.
"Spanish Highways and Byways" by Katharine Lee Bates
Lyrics written for the Tercentenary Festival of the Founding of Uppingham School.
"Macmillan & Co.'s Catalogue. April 1888" by Macmillan & Co.
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In news:

A Consumer's Report for the Tercentenary .
A Consumer's Report for the Tercentenary.
But it also has the Salem Witchcraft Trials Tercentenary Memorial.
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In science:

This work has been supported by The Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation and the Centre for Theoretical Biology at the University of Gothenburg.
Coalescent approximation for structured populations in a stationary random environment
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