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bicentenary

noun [C]     /ˌbaɪ.senˈtiː.nər.i/ US  /-ˈten.ɚ-/ (US bicentennial)
the day or year that is 200 years after a particular event, especially an important one: A statue was erected to mark the bicentenary of the composer's birth. bicentenary celebrationsYears and yearlyBirthdays and anniversaries
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