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millennium

noun [C]     /mɪˈleniəm/ ( plural millennia)
a period of 1000 years, often calculated from the date when Christ is thought to have been bornSpecific periods of timeDecades, centuries and the millennium
the Millennium
the change from the year 1999 to 2000 in the Western calendar: Where did you celebrate the Millennium?Specific periods of timeDecades, centuries and the millennium
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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