1610, in the meaning defined above
New Latin chiliasmus, from Late Latin chiliastes one that believes in chiliasm, from chilias
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“Chiliasm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chiliasm. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.
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