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The one-hundred-and-fiftieth anniversary of a significant event.‘the year in which both celebrate their sesquicentenaries’
- ‘The sesquicentenary of the Eureka Stockade in Ballarat, Victoria, is due to be commemorated on December 3.’
- ‘A note from the Department of Posts says that the Cartes Maxim series is also in celebration of the sesquicentenary of India Post.’
- ‘That is the challenge confronting this Parliament as it embarks upon its second sesquicentenary.’
Relating to a sesquicentenary.‘part of the Society's sesquicentenary celebrations’
- ‘Shirley Fitzgerald's Sydney 1842-1992 and shorter books on Chippendale, Surry Hills, Millers Point, and Pyrmont were a major part of Sydney City Council's sesquicentenary celebrations.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.