Definition of 'biennial'
Example sentences containing 'biennial'
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He was naturally inclined to organise biennial conferences in Nottingham covering all aspects of breast cancer treatment.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The final round of the third biennial competition kicked off with a programme that seems weak and unexciting compared to the last two prize bills.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
A fabulous biennial plant growing up to 4m high.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
These are biennial plants, which means they should flower in the second year then die, so yours must be itching to get it over with.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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