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EtymologyEdit

From sesqui- (one-and-a-half) +‎ centennial (of 100 years); equivalent to sesqui- +‎ cent- +‎ -ennial.

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  • IPA(key): /ˌsɛskwɪsɛnˈtɛni.əl/
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AdjectiveEdit

sesquicentennial (not comparable)

  1. Occurring every 150 years.
  2. Of, or relating to a sesquicentenary.

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NounEdit

sesquicentennial (plural sesquicentennials)

  1. A 150th anniversary.
    The city celebrated its sesquicentennial last year.

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