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English definition of “tercentenary”

tercentenary

noun [C] uk   /ˌtɜː.senˈtiː.nər.i/ /-ˈten.ər-/ us    /tɚˈsen.tən.er-/ (US also tercentennial)
the day or year that is 300 years after an important eventYears and yearlyBirthdays and anniversaries
(Definition of tercentenary from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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