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CENTURY, civil law. One hundred. The Roman people were divided into centuries. In England they were divided into hundreds. Vide Hundred. Century also means one hundred years.

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And this, surely, is the remarkable point about the breakdown of a centurylong prejudice.
Similarly, during the summer of 1996, a media campaign was launched in Varna against the construction of a Methodist church, a body with a centurylong presence in Bulgaria.
The wetlands have a centurylong history of degradation and contamination stemming from agricultural, recreational, oilfield and urban development.