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{{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} {{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Refimprove |date=__DATE__ |$B= {{#invoke:Message box|ambox}} }} A century (from the Latin centum, meaning one hundred; abbreviated c.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>) is 100 years. Centuries are numbered ordinally in English and many other languages (e.g. "the 7th century AD/CE").


Century sections
Intro  Start and end in the Gregorian Calendar  1st century BC and AD  Dating units in other calendar systems  Centuries in astronomical year numbering  Alternative naming systems  See also  References  Bibliography  

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