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TURN OF THE CENTURY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does turn of the century mean? 

TURN OF THE CENTURY (noun)
  The noun TURN OF THE CENTURY has 1 sense:

1. the period from about ten years before to ten years after a new century

  Familiarity information: TURN OF THE CENTURY used as a noun is very rare.


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TURN OF THE CENTURY (noun)


Sense 1turn of the century [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The period from about ten years before to ten years after a new century

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Hypernyms ("turn of the century" is a kind of...):

age; historic period (an era of history having some distinctive feature)


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