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millenniumnoun [C]

uk   /mɪˈlen.i.əm/ us   /mɪˈlen.i.əm/ plural millennia millenniums
C2 a period of 1,000 years, or the time when a period of 1,000 years ends: The corpse had lain preserved in the soil for almost two millennia.
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the millennium
the beginning of a new millennium in the year 2000: How did you celebrate the millennium?

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  • The book is a history of the last two millennia.
  • Imagine what the world will be like at the end of the next millennium.
(Definition of millennium from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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millenniumnoun [C]

us   /məˈlen·i·əm/ plural millennia /məˈlen·i·ə/ 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/
(Definition of millennium from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “millennium”
in Korean 천년간…
in Arabic ألفيّة…
in Malaysian millenium…
in French millénaire…
in Russian тысячелетие…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一千年,千周年, 千周年紀念日…
in Italian millennio…
in Turkish binyıl, binyıllık dönem…
in Polish tysiąclecie, millenium…
in Spanish milenio…
in Vietnamese thiên niên kỷ…
in Portuguese milênio…
in Thai ระยะเวลาหนึ่งพันปี…
in German das Jahrtausend…
in Catalan mil·leni…
in Japanese 1000年間…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一千年,千周年, 千周年纪念日…
in Indonesian seribu tahun…
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“millennium” in American English

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