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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Centenary  \Cen"te*na*ry\,  a.  [L.  centenarius,  fr  centum  a 
  hundred.] 
  1.  Relating  to  or  consisting  of  a  hundred. 
 
  2.  Occurring  once  in  every  hundred  years;  centennial. 
  ``Centenary  solemnities.''  --Fuller. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Centenary  \Cen"te*na*ry\,  n.;  pl  {Centenaries}. 
  1.  The  aggregate  of  a  hundred  single  things  specifically,  a 
  century.  ``Every  centenary  of  years.''  --Hakewill. 
 
  2.  A  commemoration  or  celebration  of  an  event  which  occurred 
  a  hundred  years  before 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  centenary 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  or  completing  a  period  of  100  years; 
  "centennial  celebration"  [syn:  {centennial}] 
  n  :  the  100th  anniversary  [syn:  {centennial}] 




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