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millenary

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noun mil·le·na·ry \ˈmi-lə-ˌner-ē, mə-ˈle-nə-rē\

Definition of millenary

plural millenaries

  1. 1 a :  a group of 1000 units or things b :  1000 years :  millennium

  2. 2 :  millenarian



Origin of millenary

Late Latin millenarium, from neuter of millenarius of a thousand, from Latin milleni one thousand each, from mille


First Known Use: 1550

Rhymes with millenary

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millenary

adjective mil·le·na·ry

Definition of millenary

  1. 1 :  suggesting a millennium

  2. 2 :  relating to or consisting of 1000



Origin of millenary

Latin millenarius


First Known Use: 1577


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