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Meaning of SEPTENNIAL

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sep*ten"ni*al\, a. [L. septennium a period of seven
years; septem seven + annus year. See {Seven}, and {Annual}.]
1. Lasting or continuing seven years; as, septennial
   parliaments.

2. Happening or returning once in every seven years; as,
   septennial elections in England.

 

 

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