quindecennial


quindecennial
n. fifteenth anniversary adj. of a fifteenth anniversary; of a period of fifteen years

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • quindecennial — [kwin΄di sen′ē əl] adj. [< L quindecim (see QUINDECAGON) + ennial, as in BIENNIAL] 1. happening every fifteen years 2. lasting fifteen years n. a fifteenth anniversary or its commemoration …   English World dictionary

  • quindecennial — /kwin di sen ee euhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a period of 15 years or the 15th occurrence of a series, as an anniversary. n. 2. a 15th anniversary. [ < L quindec(im) fifteen + ennial (as in DECENNIAL)] * * * …   Universalium

  • quindecennial — adjective a) Lasting fifteen years. b) Happening once in fifteen years …   Wiktionary

  • quindecennial — /kwɪndəˈsɛniəl/ (say kwinduh seneeuhl) adjective 1. of or relating to a period of fifteen years or the fifteenth occurrence of a series, as an anniversary. –noun 2. a fifteenth anniversary. {Latin quindec(im) fifteen + ennial, as in decennial} …   Australian English dictionary

  • quindecennial — /kwin di sen ee euhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a period of 15 years or the 15th occurrence of a series, as an anniversary. n. 2. a 15th anniversary. [ < L quindec(im) fifteen + ennial (as in DECENNIAL)] …   Useful english dictionary

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