Bicentennial meaning

bīsĕn-tĕnē-əl
Happening once every 200 years.
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Happening once in a period of 200 years.
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Relating to the 200th anniversary of an event or happening.
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Of a 200th anniversary.
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Lasting 200 years.
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A 200th anniversary or its commemoration.
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Occurring every two hundred (200) years.
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The 200th anniversary of an event or happening.

The US bicentennial in 1976 was celebrated greatly because the economy happened to be good.

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The definition of bicentennial is something that happens every 200 years, the 200-year anniversary of something happening, or something that lasts for 200 years.

An example of a bicentennial is 1976, the 200 year anniversary of when the United States was founded; the bicentennial anniversary.

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Lasting for 200 years.
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Relating to a 200th anniversary.
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A 200th anniversary or its celebration.
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Origin of bicentennial

  • From Latin bi two + centum hundred + annus year + -al

    From Wiktionary