From Latin quīngentī, quīncentīfive hundred (on the model of such words as tercentenary) penkwe in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Quincentenary Sentence Examples
Quincentenary Campaign In 2005 Christ 's College celebrated its 500th anniversary.
Before a performance in London Leading the College 's quincentenary celebrations The Organ Scholars The College has two Organ Scholars at any one time.
The first stone of the buildings was laid on the 26th of March 1388, and they were entered on by the scholars on the 28th of March 1394, not, as supposed at the quincentenary celebration in 1893, in 1393.