- a group of 1000.
- a period of 1000 years.
Origin of chiliad
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Historical Examples of chiliad
Or, from the Greek, chiliad; and hence the word chiliasm, expressing the belief in a millennium.Anarchism
E. V. Zenker
These probably included the logarithms of the first chiliad which he published in 1617.
- a group of one thousand
- one thousand years
Word Origin for chiliad
"group of 1,000" (of the same sort), 1590s, from Latinized form of Greek khiliados, from khilioi "a thousand; the number 1,000" (see chiliasm).