Definition of sexennium in English:

sexennium

nounsexennia, sexenniums

rare
  • A specified period of six years.

    ‘I am very happy to have an opportunity to contribute to the work of this regional meeting at the midpoint of the 2003-2009 sexennium.’
    ‘We have already offered you our first reflections on the theme proposed for the present sexennium.’

Origin

Latin, from sex ‘six’ + annus ‘year’.

Pronunciation

sexennium

/sɛkˈsɛnɪəm/