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millennium

mil·len·ni·um

millennium

 
 
pronunciation:
m le ni m
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part of speech: noun
inflections: millennia, millenniums
definition 1: a unit of time equal to one thousand years.
The Roman Empire was on the rise at the beginning of the first millennium C.E.
 
definition 2: according to the Bible, a future thousand-year reign of Jesus Christ on earth.
definition 3: a period of peace, justice, harmony, and joy that is wished for or expected to come at some time in the future.
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