Meaning of “centenary” in the English Dictionary

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"centenary" in British English

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centenarynoun [ C ]

uk /senˈtiː.nər.i/ /senˈten.ər.i/ us /ˈsen.ten.er.i/ /senˈten.er.i/ UK US centennial

(the day or year that is) 100 years after an important event:

centenary celebrations
Next year is the centenary of her death.

(Definition of “centenary” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)