[ US /baɪˈsɛntɪˌnɛɹi/ ]
[ UK /ba‍ɪsɪntˈiːnəɹi/ ]
  1. the 200th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
  1. of or relating to or completing a period of 200 years
    bicentennial celebration
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How To Use bicentenary In A Sentence

  • 11 years ago, the bicentenary of the French Revolution produced a parade of breathtaking proportions down the Champs Elysées.
  • The bicentenary of the event will be celebrated on Monday and Tuesday with a new plaque in the Peace Gardens, plus a lecture and children's workshop.
  • And indeed, Sandian studies and bicentenary celebrations can be found in many different countries but we haven't been able to find anything here.
  • The bicentenary of the three-year conflict between the United States and Britain, now upon us, has finally begun to inspire historians to shed more light on it. The War Without a Loser
  • As part of the Royal Horticultural Society's bicentenary celebrations, there will be an Apple Festival in various locations on various dates between October 10 and 31.
  • In addition, the centre has thrown itself into the bicentenary celebrations with gusto. Times, Sunday Times
  • If you're a glutton for Dickens and you'll need to be, with the BBC already stuffing its schedules with the forthcoming bicentenary of his birth, jolly spoofery abounds in The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff, which features Robert Webb as an upstanding Victorian retailer of nonsense items thrown into sudden penury by bewhiskered evil Stephen Fry in a stovepipe hat. Phil Hogan's Christmas TV highlights
  • Written to appear for the bicentenary of the Revolution in 1989, as an Oxford History the book was conceived as a narrative for general readers rather than the student textbook it has nevertheless largely become.
  • This year there's an updating of Handel's Saul by Olivia Fuchs; Donizetti's opera seria Maria di Rohan, directed by Stephen Medcalf with Mary Plazas in the title role; and – to mark the bicentenary of the birth of Ambroise Thomas – a rare staging of his most celebrated opera Mignon, conducted by the festival's artistic director Andrew Greenwood. This week's new live music
  • A meeting will take place in the sacristy of the Church next Monday after the evening Mass to finalise the preparations for the first anniversary of the bicentenary of the Church.
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