bil·lion noun \ˈbi(l)-yən\
: the number 1,000,000,000 : one thousand million
: a very large amount or number
: the number 1,000,000,000,000
: a very large number
— billion adjective
— bil·lionth \-yən(t)th\ adjective or noun
Examples of BILLION
- We could see a billion stars in the sky.
Origin of BILLION
French, from bi-
(as in million
First Known Use: 1834
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