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centenary

noun [C] uk   /senˈtiː.nər.i/ /-ˈten.ər-/ us    /-ˈten.ɚ-/ (US usually centennial)
(the day or year that is) 100 years after an important event: centenary celebrations Next year is the centenary of her death. Years and yearlyBirthdays and anniversaries
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