Definition of 'bicentenary'
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The approaching bicentenary of the battle in 1815 promises a host of books, but it will be hard to better these two early risers.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
A celebration of the bicentenary of one of the most important 19thcentury photographers, including her hauntingly fey children and character portraits.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Her birthday and celebrations this year of the bicentenary of the Dutch monarchy made it a good time to hand over to a new generation, she added.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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