centenary[sen′tə ner′ē, sen ten′ər ē]
centenary definition by Webster's New World
- relating to a century; of a period of 100 years
- of a centennial
Origin: Classical Latin centenarius, of a hundred ; from centeni, a hundred each ; from centum, hundred
centenary definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Of or relating to a 100-year period.
- Occurring once every 100 years.
- A 100-year period.
- A centennial.
Origin: Latin centēnārius, of a hundred, from centum, hundred; see dekm̥ in Indo-European roots.