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Definition of Centuries
CenturiesCentury Cen"tu*ry, n.; pl. Centuries. [L. centuria (in
senses 1 & 3), fr. centum a hundred: cf. F. centurie. See
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
(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
Meaning of Centuries from wikipedia
- A century
is a period
of 100 years. Centuries
are numbered ordinally
and many other
languages. The word century comes
from the Latin
- of total centuries scored
cricketers, split between different formats
of the game. A qualification
of 15 overall centuries
is used for...
- score centuries
in each of his first three
as captain. In 2016, Kohli became
the fifth player
to score three
or more double centuries
of one hundred consecutive
may also refer
, Hythe, a Grade
II listed building Magdeburg Centuries
- position. In ODIs, Kohli
has the second highest number
and the highest number
in run-chases in the world. He holds
- scored centuries
(100 or more runs) on 23 occasions
in Test cricket
and in 15 One Day International
but has not scored
in a Twenty20...
- centuries scored
at them. The most triple centuries
from one country
is seven, by Australia. List of One Day International cricket double centuries
- team lost with the player scoring
. India's Rohit Sharma leading
the list with four T20I centuries
, then New Zealand's Colin Munro
- 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...
- has scored
at sixteen different cricket
grounds, including eleven
at venues outside
Australia. In terms
made, he has been...
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