American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to a thousand, especially to a thousand years; millenarian.
- adj. Of or relating to the doctrine of the millennium; millenarian.
- adj. Of or relating to millenarians.
- n. A sum or total of one thousand, especially a thousand years.
- n. A millenarian.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Consisting of or pertaining to a thousand, specifically a thousand years; in a restricted sense, of or pertaining to the millennium.
- n. An aggregate of a thousand; specifically, a period of a thousand years; in a restricted sense, the millennium.
- n. A commander or leader of a thousand men.
- n. One who expects the millennium. See millenarian.
- n. A thousandth anniversary; a celebration of an event that had happened one thousand years before.
- adj. Of, pertaining to a thousand, especially to a thousand years
- adj. Of or pertaining to a millennium; millenarian
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Consisting of a thousand; millennial.
- n. The space of a thousand years; a millennium; also, a millenarian.
- n. a sum or aggregate of one thousand (especially one thousand years)
- n. the 1000th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
- adj. relating to or consisting of 1000
- adj. of or relating to the doctrine of the millennium
- n. a span of 1000 years
- Latin mīllēnārius, from mīllēnī, a thousand each, from mīlle, thousand; see gheslo- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“In turn, they corrupted themselves and their servitor Goblins in order to dominate the world for another millenary.”
“Nowhere on Dharual can one find better-crafted ships than in Covar, a truth held for more than a millenary now (though the Shokunate shows promise in their newest designs, despite Tsarniot attempts to sabotage their development).”
“-The venerable Pipiltin says that we are open for suggestions but we wish to keep our millenary tradition alive --says the slave in a courteous tone.”
“A millenary confection in grey felt, glittering with rhinestones, trimmed in black grosgrain.”
“United States has just entered the third millenary of its own "Seven Years War" in Afghanistan and its new commander is not happy.”
“In other words, the distress that we feel when noting that many priests and many bishops interpret (our) Catholic faith and (our) divine liturgy, which is the final expression of that faith, as not being in “continuity” with its millenary tradition (something which Your Holiness has explained more than once), but in open and incurable “discontinuity”.”
“This in order that these faithful may also participate in the immense treasure contained in the millenary Liturgical Tradition of the Church.”
“These are the objectives of this millenary that are to be achieved by 2015: eradicating extreme poverty and hunger, ensuring all school-age children a basic education, promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women; reducing child mortality, improving maternal health, combating AIDS, malaria and other epidemics; ensuring the protection of the environment, establishing a global pact for development.”
“Others dismissed the project as mere Disneyfication, exploitation of a millenary craze for angels.”
“On the millenary scale, the precipitation variation over this region displays “W” shape, which has three peaks and two valleys.”
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