Definition of Decennium

1. Noun. A period of 10 years.




Definition of Decennium

1. n. A period of ten years.

Definition of Decennium

1. Noun. A period of ten years. ¹

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Definition of Decennium

1. a decade [n -NIA or -NIUMS] - See also: decade

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decennium

decemviri
decemvirs
decenaries
decenary
decence
decencies
decene
decenes
decennaries
decennary
decennia
decennial
decennially
decennials
decennium (current term)
decenniums
decent
decentalisation
decenter
decentered
decentered lens
decentering
decenters
decentest
decentish
decently
decentness
decentralisation
decentralisations

Literary usage of Decennium

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1871)
"The number of patients admitted to the wards was consequently less than in any other year during the last decennium, this being rendered necessary by ..."

2. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1866)
"Having now practised in this country for more than ten years, I have collected vital statistics for this last decennium, and arranged them into the ..."

3. Practical Sanitation by Fletcher Gardner, James Persons Simonds (1914)
"Out of every 100000 of the population 48 died in the decennium 1868-1877, 7 in that of 1878-1887, 3 in that of 1888-1897, and 2 in that of 1907, ..."

4. The Greatness and Decline of Rome by Guglielmo Ferrero (1909)
"CHAPTER XIII THE LAST " decennium " Tiberius at the head of the government—Tiberius fn Germania —Political reforms of Augustus—The law against the orbi— The ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... 1765), which treats of his observations in connexion with the latitude and longitude of his observatory, and "decennium ..."

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