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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Centennial  \Cen*ten"ni*al\,  a.  [L.  centum  a  hundred  +  annus 
  year.] 
  1.  Relating  to  or  associated  with  the  commemoration  of  an 
  event  that  happened  a  hundred  years  before  as  a 
  centennial  ode. 
 
  2.  Happening  once  in  a  hundred  years;  as  centennial  jubilee; 
  a  centennial  celebration. 
 
  3.  Lasting  or  aged  a  hundred  years. 
 
  That  opened  through  long  lines  Of  sacred  ilex  and 
  centennial  pines.  --Longfellow. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Centennial  \Cen*ten"ni*al\,  n. 
  The  celebration  of  the  hundredth  anniversary  of  any  event;  a 
  centenary.  [U.  S.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  centennial 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  or  completing  a  period  of  100  years; 
  "centennial  celebration"  [syn:  {centenary}] 
  n  :  the  100th  anniversary  [syn:  {centenary}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Centennial,  WY 
  Zip  code(s):  82055 




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