Definition of "tercentenary" [ter•cen•te•na•ry]

  • (noun) A 300th anniversary or its celebration.
  • (adjective) Of or relating to a span of 300 years or to a 300th anniversary.

Use "tercentenary" in a sentence

  • "(Dave Lull reminds me that the good doctor's tercentenary is only three years away."
  • "Prize – the Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, donated by the Bank of Sweden to celebrate its tercentenary in 1968."
  • "In conjunction with its tercentenary celebrations in 1968, Sveriges Riksbank (the central bank of Sweden) instituted a new award, "The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel" on the basis of an economic commitment by the bank in perpetuity."

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