Quadricentenary meaning

kwŏdrĭ-sĕn-tĕnə-rē, -sĕntə-nĕrē
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A 400th anniversary or celebration.
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Of or relating to a span of 400 years or to a 400th anniversary.
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Origin of quadricentenary

  • From alteration of Latin quadringentī, quadrigentī four hundred (on the model of such words as tercentenary) kwetwer- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition