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cen·tu·ry / ˈsench(ə)rē/ • n. (pl. -ries) 1. a period of one hundred years: a century ago most people walked to work. ∎  a period of one hundred years reckoned from the traditional date of the birth of Jesus Christ: the fifteenth century| [as adj. , in combination] (-century) a twentieth-century lifestyle. 2. a group of one hundred things. 3. a company in the ancient Roman army, originally of one hundred men. ∎  an ancient Roman political division for voting. 4. a bicycle race of one hundred miles: [as adj.] the nation's largest single-day century ride. ∎  a score of one hundred in a sporting event. DERIVATIVES: cen·tu·ri·al / senˈt(y)oŏrēəl/ adj.

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Century

Century

a group of a hundred things; a period of one hundred years; a body of one hundred men or troops.

Examples: century of copies, 1867; of sultrying passions, 1598; of prayers, 1611; of sonnets, 1855; of troops; of words, 1737; of years.

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century group of 100 XVI; 100 years XVII. — L. centuria assemblage of 100 things, division of the Roman army (orig. 100 horsemen), f. centum HUNDRED; see -Y 3.
So centurion commander of a century. XIV.

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