[ UK /mɪlˈɛni‍əm/ ]
[ US /məˈɫɛniəm/ ]
  1. (New Testament) in Revelations it is foretold that those faithful to Jesus will reign with Jesus over the earth for a thousand years; the meaning of these words have been much debated; some denominations (e.g. Jehovah's Witnesses) expect it to be a thousand years of justice and peace and happiness
  2. a span of 1000 years
  3. the 1000th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
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How To Use millennium In A Sentence

  • You think Spielberg would only have a rattletrap third-rate spaceship like the Millennium Falcon to ensure his survival? Does George Lucas think the world will end in 2012?
  • A scientist who discovered that by holding down the shift key on your PC can bypass the copyright protection on music CDs has been threatened with legal action under America's infamous Millennium Act.
  • Many, many people in the last two millenniums got into my way.
  • The Glen Lyon Millennium Event takes the form of a horseshoe route which follows an old peat track past a flowing burn, replete with deep pools, rockfalls and ancient trees.
  • Will the next millennium see man obsessed by athletic entertainment to the exclusion of other kinds of culture?
  • It was the coming of the new Millennium that set him to thinking about writing a book.
  • Congress is now debating agricultural policy for the new millennium.
  • London's FTSE 100 index peaked at 6,900 at the turn of the millennium.
  • Some of her archaeologist husband's finds can be seen in the museum, which is a must if you want to grasp the sophistication of Syrian art and civilisation of the two millenniums before Christ.
  • Stepped pyramids known as ziggurats survive from the 3rd millennium BC in Mesopotamia.
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