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Millennium – Definition & Example in Context

Published on October 31st, 2021 | Last updated on October 31st, 2021 by | Category: 601 Words You Need to Know Flashcards, English Vocabulary in Context | No Comments on Millennium – Definition & Example in Context | 136 Views | Reading Time: 1 minute

Definition and real example for millennium with images for ESL learners together with similar words in authentic context

/mɪˈlen.i.əm/ (noun)

Definition

a period of time around 1000 years, an anniversary of a thousand years, epoch, era, time

Example

A millennium is a period of one thousand years. Sometimes, the word is used specifically for periods of a thousand years that begin at the starting point (initial reference point) of the calendar in consideration (typically the year “1”) and at later years that are whole number multiples of a thousand years after the start point. The term can also refer to an interval of time beginning on any date.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/

Plural

millennia / millenniums

Parts of speech

Adjective: millennial

Adverb: millennially

Noun: millennialism

Noun: millennialist

Similar words

decade, score, century, tercentenary

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