centennial centennial  /sɛn ˈtɛ ni əl/


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



  1. Much of the civilized world this week is noting the centennial of the birth of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, India's great apostle of peace and nonviolence.
  2. During Hollywood's centennial in 2003, Caltech's Prank Club tackled the famous Hollywood sign with cherry pickers, large sheets of black and white plastic, and duct tape.
  3. But the centennial fever has spread far beyond academe.


  1. Centennial students participate in All-Star Band

    LINCOLN – Nine Centennial High School students were among 239 high school students from across Nebraska who participated in the 19th annual Masonic All-Star Marching Band, which performed Saturday (June 1) during Shrine Bowl festivities in Kearney.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: York News-Times

  2. Centennial hires new superintendent

    Centennial's substitute superintendent, Joyce Mundy, has signed a four-year contract to serve as the school district’s next superintendent, effective July 1, district officials said.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bucks County Courier Times

  3. Centennial celebrates inaugural graduation

    Burleson Centennial High School celebrated its inaugural commencement with the Class of 2013 on Monday in Daniel Meyer Coliseum at Texas Christian University. 
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Cleburne Times-Review


  1. "How fitting that in 2007, as we commemorate the centennial of my dad's birth, we also pay tribute to another great American, Larry King, with this award," Patrick Wayne said in a statement released Tuesday.
    on Mar 27, 2007 By: Patrick Wayne Source: Monterey County Herald

  2. "We've never had an introduction of influenza in the equine population of Australia ever before ...... If it was to escape beyond the stable of the horses in Centennial Park, it would have a devastating effect on the horse population," McGauran...
    on Aug 25, 2007 By: Peter McGauran Source: Forbes

  3. "The Canadiens will be celebrating their centennial, and we're delighted to be a part of that event as they engage in what will be a year-long celebration," Bettman said of the decision to bring the midseason game back to Montreal.
    on Jan 23, 2007 By: Gary Bettman Source: KTVU.com

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