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ENCAENIA

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Originally appearing in Volume V09, Page 367 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ENCAENIA, a festival commemorating a dedication, in Greek rc4 iyeaivca (Kaevbs, new), particularly used of the anniversary of the dedication of a church (see DEDICATION). The term is also used at the university of Oxford of the annual Commemoration, held in June, of founders and benefactors (see OXFORD).
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