Noun(1) the 500th anniversary (or the celebration of it
Adjective(1) of or relating to a 500th anniversary
(1) The exhibition coincides with the quincentenary of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.(2) A few years ago, writing a biography of Christopher Columbus for the quincentenary of his discoveries, I came across a wonderful Spanish term - querencia - usually translated as ‘love of home’.(3) The series goes a long way toward explaining, if inadvertently, why the quincentenary turned into a fiasco.(4) The quincentenary is a significant public event and the Royal Mail has a tradition of recognising significant institutions who have contributed to the public good.(5) 1992 marked the quincentenary of Columbus' first landfall in America, and led to a spate of conferences, exhibitions, and books reflecting on the complex legacy of the Genoese navigator's voyage.(6) An infamous example was the quincentenary of Columbus in Santo Domingo in 1992.(7) Many books, published just before the quincentenary of Columbus's arrival in this continent in 1492, ignore the destructive influence of Columbus's arrival.
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