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TRIENNIAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does triennial mean? 

TRIENNIAL (noun)
  The noun TRIENNIAL has 1 sense:

1. the 300th anniversary (or the celebration of it)

  Familiarity information: TRIENNIAL used as a noun is very rare.


TRIENNIAL (adjective)
  The adjective TRIENNIAL has 1 sense:

1. occurring every third year or lasting 3 years

  Familiarity information: TRIENNIAL used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TRIENNIAL (noun)


Sense 1triennial [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The 300th anniversary (or the celebration of it)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

tercentenary; tercentennial; triennial

Hypernyms ("triennial" is a kind of...):

anniversary; day of remembrance (the date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it))


TRIENNIAL (adjective)


Sense 1triennial [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Occurring every third year or lasting 3 years

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Pertainym:

year (a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days)


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