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millennium

noun [C]  us   /məˈlen·i·əm/ (plural millennia  /məˈlen·i·ə/ or millenniums)
a period of 1000 years: The area has experienced the worst drought in half a millennium.
millennial
adjective [not gradable]  us   /məˈlen·i·əl/
Translations of “millennium”
in Arabic ألفيّة…
in Korean 천년간…
in Malaysian millenium…
in French millénaire…
in Turkish binyıl, binyıllık dönem…
in Italian millennio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一千年,千周年, 千周年紀念日…
in Russian тысячелетие…
in Polish tysiąclecie, millenium…
in Vietnamese thiên niên kỷ…
in Spanish milenio…
in Portuguese milênio…
in Thai ระยะเวลาหนึ่งพันปี…
in German das Jahrtausend…
in Catalan mil·leni…
in Japanese 1000年間…
in Indonesian seribu tahun…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一千年,千周年, 千周年纪念日…
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