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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The 500th anniversary (or the celebration of it) adj. - Of or relating to a 500th anniversary.

Usage examples (12)
  • The Magic Voyage, a film from director Michael Schoemann, released in conjunction with the quincentenary of Columbus's "discovery" of America.
  • But in 1992, there were essentially no national or regional celebrations to mark an extraordinary numerical anniversary: the quincentenary of the European discovery of...
  • There were very few women -- one in the publicity meeting which they used to open the film marketing discussions for the quincentenary -- what design of glass goblet...
  • Commissioned for the quincentenary of Christopher Columbus's journey to the New World, "The Voyage" sailed into the Met right on schedule last week, exactly 500 years... for more
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