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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...
- This is a list of decades, centuries
, and millennia
from 10,000 BC to 10,000 AD, including links
to corresponding articles
with more information
of 775 career centuries previously
held by Stephen
Hendry. The first player
to have recorded
in public performance
by New Zealand's Colin Munro
and Australia's Glenn Maxwell
each. A further
two T20I centuries
at No. 36 on the Canadian
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at No. 26 in its fifteenth
w****. In the UK, "Centuries
" made its appearance...
- position. In ODIs, Kohli
has the second highest number
and the highest number
in run-chases in the world. He holds
- score centuries
in each of his first three
as captain. In 2016, Kohli became
the fifth player
to score three
or more double centuries
- 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...
- pla**** so far, 62 centuries
have been scored
by 36 different
from ten of the thirteen franchises
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