Pronunciation:  US [ˈsentʃəri] UK ['sentʃəri]
  • n.Century; a century 100 years, (derived from an athlete's) 100 min
  • WebShite; century table First century
a period of 100 years, usually counted from a year ending in –00 For example, the 20 th century is the period from 1900 to 1999 


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