Definition of centenary noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//senˈtiːnəri//
; NAmE NAmE//senˈtenəri//
(pl. centenaries)(especially British English)(usually North American English centennial)
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the 100th anniversary of an event The club will celebrate its centenary next year. the centenary year centenary celebrations see also bicentenary, tercentenary Word Origin early 17th cent. (denoting a century): from Latin centenarius ‘containing a hundred’, based on Latin centum ‘a hundred’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: centenary

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