Centenarian Centennial

Centenary

Meanings and phrases

centenary

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years; centennial

centenary

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it); centennial

centenary year

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was headmaster in the centenary year of 1997.
  • The post office celebrated its centenary year in 2017.
  • A subsequent 1-13 to 1-8 defeat of Tipperary secured a centenary year Munster medal for Connery.

celebrated its centenary

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The school celebrated its centenary on 28 August 2018.
  • The post office celebrated its centenary year in 2017.
  • In 2009, the ARL celebrated its centenary.

centenary celebrations

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The strip was a part of South African rugby's centenary celebrations.
  • It was performed again by Risca Male Voice Choir in 2000, as part of Wynne's centenary celebrations.
  • In 2007 the school was visited by Queen Elizabeth II as part of the centenary celebrations of the building.

mark the centenary

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She reprised the show in 2014 to mark the centenary of Dylan Thomas's birth.
  • Leete's design was also used for a corn maze in the Skylark Garden Centre in Wimblington to mark the centenary of World War I.
  • Above the suburb sits the Centennial Lookout, a memorial built on the top of Signal Hill to mark the centenary of New Zealand in 1940.

celebrate the centenary

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 2008, festivities were organized in Bitola, Tirana and Pristina to celebrate the centenary of the congress.
  • It was decided to produce the play at the Library Theatre in 2008 to celebrate the centenary of the Gaiety Theatre.
  • After some 30 years of inactivity, in 2008 Tashi reunited for a tour to celebrate the centenary of Messiaen's birth.

commemorate the centenary

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was held in Argentina to commemorate the centenary of the Declaration of Independence.
  • In 1898 he organised a series of "'98 Concerts" to commemorate the centenary of the 1798 rebellion.
  • In 1929, the pile of stones collapsed and it was restored in 1979 to commemorate the centenary of Maclear's death.
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