Translation of century in Spanish:

century

siglo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsɛn(t)ʃ(ə)ri//ˈsɛntʃʊri/

noun

  • 1

    (100 years)
    siglo masculine
    in the 19th century en el siglo XIX
    • the bargain of the century la ganga del siglo
    • a centuries-old tradition una tradición secular / de siglos
    • I conclude that in particular the factors which I have just listed in favour of an 18th century date outweigh those which are against it.
    • It killed one in seven Americans a little over a century ago, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control.
    • And in the not-too-distant future broadband could have as much effect on the way we live our lives as the introduction of the motor car had a century ago.
    • Visitors to the Castle Museum will be able to discover more about the building's grim past centuries ago when it served as a debtors' prison.
    • Making its first appearance a little over a century ago, the lure of the limerick is such that it has grown to become one of the world's most popular verse forms.
    • The fate of ancient, unexcavated Mayan settlements dating from the fifth century also hangs in the balance.
    • It is a river town in Borneo that is little changed from a century ago when it served as the backdrop for Joseph Conrad's Lord Jim.
    • Vietnam has a vibrant literary tradition dating back many centuries.
    • The collection now includes works dating from the 18th century right up to present day.
    • Its use as a medium for literary texts, pioneered by the early Christians, dates from the first century ce.
    • We have come a long way since 78 rpm records helped usher in the jazz era almost a century ago!
    • So people can say what they want but at the end of the day there is still a huge desire for nostalgia and things of the past and reliving how it was in this country a century ago.
    • By the middle of the eighteenth century, the traditional system of publication was everywhere in shambles.
    • The house is a condensation of the past, representing how this city has developed from a century ago to the present.
    • Athens reached its zenith during the fifth century B.C., a period known as its Golden Age.
    • From the fifth to the fifteenth centuries the dominant power in the area was the Khmer empire, in which various forms of Hinduism and Mahayana Buddhism were popular.
    • In the fifth century Christianity had conquered Paganism, and Paganism had infected Christianity.
    • The Mumbai drainage system was built over a century ago, during the period of British colonial rule.
    • In China, feudalism, as a social system, collapsed nearly a century ago when the country became a republic in 1911.
    • In the third century before Christ's birth, China is a collection of seven warring states that have yet to unite into one country.
    • In bright sunshine, thousands of churchgoers from parishes across Manchester and Salford mingled with Bank Holiday crowds to enjoy a tradition dating back two centuries.
    • We are just continuing a tradition which dates back several centuries.
    • Tall fescue, a vigorous Old World grass introduced to the New more than a century ago, now reigns over much of this region.
    • Sharing a heavy wooden table with other breakfasters, we felt content knowing we would eat noodles just as the villagers here did a century ago.
    • The two statues are generally believed to date from the fifth century but some believe they may be of later origin.
    • Nevertheless, the St Francis continued to be considered as a work in the style of Botticelli dating from the last decade of the fifteenth century.
    • Most of the present walls date from the fourth, fifth and eleventh centuries and, although broken in places, it is still possible to walk their four-mile length.
    • The dryness of the region helped explain the fine condition of the textiles, which date from the third century BC.
    • The earliest scholarly reports of chain letters date to the first decade of the twentieth century and arise periodically.
    • Drawing on Asian traditions that date back centuries, its spa retreats blend romance and serenity with exotic sensuality.
    • There are now five living generations in the family, from Mrs Sterling to Honey, whose dates of birth are almost a century apart.
    • The gory de-horning of the Maral deer is an annual ritual in this isolated part of Siberia and dates from the 17th century.
    • This little house dates from the 15th century and has a traditional chimney.
    • Bexley dates back to at least the fifth century when it was known as Byxlea, a settlement in a clearing of box trees.
    • That is why it has these ideas dragged up from last century and from two centuries ago.
    • Little more than a village a century ago, Palm Springs is proud of its snoozy, sun-baked reputation.
    • Rowing has a long tradition at both Oxford and Cambridge, dating back centuries.
    • Archaeologists said the workmen had stumbled upon a Roman cemetery at the edge of a settlement dating from the first century AD.
    • It consists of thirteen chapters of the Markandeya Purana which probably dates back to the fifth century of the Christian era.
    • The cross bow loops in the south wall are similar to an example in the west wall of Whites Castle and may be dated to the fifteenth century.
  • 2

    (in cricket)
    centena feminine
    • It's not often a batsman gets a century when the opposition has scored only one hundred and sixty five.
    • Going by statistics we see that he is among the Indian batsmen to score centuries in both the innings.
    • Without the injured Henry Olonga the Zimbabweans had little bite to their bowling and two English batsmen scored centuries in the same Test innings for the first time in three years.
    • For a full list of batsmen who scored a century on Test debut, click here.
    • There have been cricket batsman who scored several centuries in a match.
    • Whether he knew it, he was on course for a historic achievement, becoming only the seventh batsmen in Test cricket to score centuries both on their first appearance at home and on their debut abroad.
    • Syed Mushtaq Ali, the first Indian batsman to score a Test century away from home, has died at 90.
    • His 107 represented the seventh occasion a New Zealand batsman had scored a century on debut.
    • Has any batsman scored an unbeaten century in each innings of a Test match and still finished on the losing side?
    • Michael Clarke scored a superb century after Australia's pacemen ripped out Pakistan's top order.
    • It was the first time since 1949 that a batsman had scored two centuries against South Africa in a Test match.
    • In a profitable series for batsmen, six different players have scored centuries, which shows the strength of each team's batting line-up.
    • And he is only one of four batsmen ever to score centuries in four consecutive innings, in 2002.
    • On that tour he hit 2 centuries and scored 417 runs, leading the run aggregate for the series.
    • Geoff Boycott became the 18th player to score 100 centuries in cricket, and the first to reach the landmark in a Test.
    • One of your recent answers talked about batsmen who have scored centuries against all nine possible Test opponents.
    • Andrew Flintoff has just become the eighth English batsman to score a century this summer.
    • Sadly for Jack Hyams, the number refers to his age rather than his score in his latest attempt to be the only batsman to score a century in eight consecutive decades.
    • And in their past five tests, the batsmen have scored nine centuries.
    • Phil Ryan became yet another batsman to score two centuries against the same opposition when he followed an earlier unbeaten 152 with an undefeated 121.