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chiliad

chiliad

noun chil·i·ad \ˈki-lē-ˌad, -əd\

Definition of CHILIAD

1
:  a group of 1000
2
:  millennium 2a

Origin of CHILIAD

Late Latin chiliad-, chilias, from Greek, from chilioi thousand
First Known Use: 1598

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