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centenary

noun [C]     /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 . → See also bicentenary, tercentenaryYears and yearlyBirthdays and anniversaries
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