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Centuries
Century Cen"tu*ry, n.; pl. Centuries. [L. centuria (in senses 1 & 3), fr. centum a hundred: cf. F. centurie. See Cent.] 1. A hundred; as, a century of sonnets; an aggregate of a hundred things. [Archaic.] And on it said a century of prayers. --Shak. 2. A period of a hundred years; as, this event took place over two centuries ago. Note: Century, in the reckoning of time, although often used in a general way of any series of hundred consecutive years (as, a century of temperance work), usually signifies a division of the Christian era, consisting of a period of one hundred years ending with the hundredth year from which it is named; as, the first century (a. d. 1-100 inclusive); the seventh century (a.d. 601-700); the eighteenth century (a.d. 1701-1800). With words or phrases connecting it with some other system of chronology it is used of similar division of those eras; as, the first century of Rome (A.U.C. 1-100). 3. (Rom. Antiq.) (a) A division of the Roman people formed according to their property, for the purpose of voting for civil officers. (b) One of sixty companies into which a legion of the army was divided. It was Commanded by a centurion. Century plant (Bot.), the Agave Americana, formerly supposed to flower but once in a century; -- hence the name. See Agave. The Magdeburg Centuries, an ecclesiastical history of the first thirteen centuries, arranged in thirteen volumes, compiled in the 16th century by Protestant scholars at Magdeburg.

Meaning of Centuries from wikipedia

- A century is a period of 100 years. Centuries are numbered ordinally in English and many other languages. The word century comes from the Latin centum...
- pla**** so far, 62 centuries have been scored by 36 different batsmen. Players from ten of the thirteen franchises have scored centuries; the only franchises...
- This is a list of decades, centuries, and millennia from 10,000 BC to 2030 AD, including links to corresponding articles with more information about them...
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- of total centuries scored by international cricketers, split between different formats of the game. A qualification of 15 overall centuries is used for...
- technology, and medicine. The 20th century may have seen more technological and scientific progress than all the other centuries combined since the dawn of civilization...
- position. In ODIs, Kohli has the second-highest number of centuries and the highest number of centuries in run-chases in the world. He holds the world record...
- century. One further T20I century has been scored in a match that ended in a no result. India's Rohit Sharma leads the list with four T20I centuries,...
- broke the record of 775 career centuries previously held by Stephen Hendry. The first player to have recorded 1,000 centuries in public performance is Horace...
- currently holds the record for most T20I centuries, having scored 4 T20I Centuries. The fastest recorded century in Test cricket in terms of balls faced...