Q: What do you call two hundred years?

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centenarian

I'm not sure why, but the same usage follows with saying 'two hundred' and 'two thousand'.

One thousand eight hundred and two, is how you would write the number in words."There were one thousand eight hundred and two people in the gallery.""I want to order one thousand eight hundred and two bottles of water, please."

Sure. But if that's what you call it, you sound kind of awkward. Most people call it "two thousand".

The word is... bicentennial.

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Two hundred years could be called: - two centuries - twenty decades - two-hundred years

You call a hundred years a century. If someone lives to one hundred years, that is considered to be quite an achievement.

One-hundred years is what we call a century.

Two hundred billion years is 200,000,000,000 years, expressed in figures.

Two Hundred Years Together was created in 2001.

centenarian

"Bicentennial" means something that is two hundred years old.

One thousand years is a millennium, from the Latin "mille" for "thousand". One hundred years is a century, from the Latin "centum" for "hundred".

Such a person is a centenarian.

For example, something that happened in 1400, 1600 and 1800 happened every two hundred years.

about two hundred years

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