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quinquennālis , e, adj. quinquennis.
I. That takes place every fifth year, quinquennial: “quinquennalis celebritas ludorum,Cic. de Or. 3, 32, 127: “certamen,Suet. Ner. 12: “ludicrum,Tac. A. 14, 20: “vota,Liv. 31, 9: “agon,Vulg. 2 Macc. 4, 18.—
B. Subst.: quinquennālĭa , ĭum, n., games celebrated every fifth year: “NERONIS,Inscr. Grut. 116, 3.—
II. Continuing five years, quinquennial: “censura,Liv. 4, 24: “magistratus quinquennalis,the office of a quinquennal, App. M. 10, p. 247, 25; cf. quinquennalitas.—
B. Subst.: quinquennā-lis , is, m., a magistrate in the municipal towns who held his office five years, a quinquennal, Spart. Hadr. 19: “decurionum quinquennales,App. M. 11, p. 273; cf. Spart. Hadr. 19; Cod. Th. 13, 3, 1.
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