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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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xiv), frames this band's historical relevance within the context of the centurylong African diasporic struggle against European and American political hegemony, making this volume an important resource for scholars and students of Black/African diasporic studies as well.
The school had been split across the castle and the upper school at Cae Mari Dwn for a large chunk of its centurylong history.
Nikki and Jack devote themselves to eradicating the centurylong 'feeds,' even knowing that it may cost both of them their lives and Will joins the fight willingly.
First of all, much of the mess we're in the massive indebtedness, the expiring asset bubbles, and the Big Government that is inevitably created to remedy such ills--can be ascribed to a centurylong diet of fiat money.
Whyte decided to terminate a centurylong association with Arsenal when he sold shares that were gifted to Rangers by the London club.