- happening every six years
- lasting six years
Origin of sexennialfrom Classical Latin sexennium, six years from sex, six + annus (see annual) + -al
- Occurring every six years.
- Relating to or lasting six years.
An event that occurs every six years.
Origin of sexennialFrom Latin sexennium of six years sex six ; see sex- . annus year ; see at- in Indo-European roots.
- Lasting six years.
- Happening once in six years.
- A sexennial event.
From Latin sexennium (“a period of six years").