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  • n  the 500th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
  • a  of or relating to a 500th anniversary
    the quincentennial celebration of the founding of the city

  • The prospect of the Columbus quincentennial not only lent new urgency to scientific research already under way about the land that the Italian encountered, but also suggested an .
  • The Columbus quincentennial deserves some credit for focusing this energy and attention.
  • George Tinker, a Native American who teaches at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver, says of the quincentennial plans: "We're talking about celebrating the great benefit to some .

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