centenary centenary  /ˈsɛn tə ˌnɛ ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the 100th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
  2. (adj) of or relating to or completing a period of 100 years

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  1. Sturm Und Brecht Even as Germany celebrates Brecht's centenary, his artistic legacy and reputation are under siege.
  2. Robeson's centenary this month has yanked him from the obscurity into which he slumped long before his 1976 death.
  3. The work of the legendary portraitist is celebrated at a centenary exhibit at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts.

News

  1. Community Calendar

    • AA Meeting -- 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Centenary Methodist Church, 203 E. Grove St., Effingham. • Al-Anon Meeting -- 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Centenary United Methodist Church, Effingham, 203 E. Grove, Effingham. For family and friends of alcoholics. • Count
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Effingham Daily News

  2. Centenary Stage hosts 5th annual Summer Dance Intensive in July

    The Centenary Stage Company will sponsor the 5th annual Summer Dance Intensive from July 8-11 on the campus of Centenary College in Hackettstown.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Warren Reporter

  3. Centenary presents tribute to Ray Charles

    HACKETTSTOWN -- The Centenary Stage Company will host a tribute to one of the most exciting musical artists of our time, Ray Charles, with "Forever Ray," a stellar 13-piece lineup of powerhouse musicians.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New Jersey Herald

Quotes

  1. "I was surprised and didn't expect it," Beckham said. "But I'll always answer the call and be available for my country and captain them as well - it was a surprise but I am honored to do so. It was the centenary game for them but they wanted...
    on Jun 11, 2007 By: David Beckham Source: ktla 5

  2. Faulks said: "I was surprised but flattered to be asked by the Fleming Estate last summer if I would write a one-off Bond book for the Ian Fleming Centenary. I told them that I hadn't read the books since the age of 13, but if, when I re-read them,...
    on Jul 10, 2007 By: Sebastian Faulks Source: The Bookseller (registration)

  3. "Not to have taken part in the Giro was one of my greatest regrets as a cyclist," said Armstrong. "Finally, I will be able to do so. It will be the Centenary Giro and I know how much that means for Italians. Everyone says it will be only to...
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Lance Armstrong Source: Sportinglife.com

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