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millenary

[ mil-uh-ner-ee ]
/ ˈmɪl əˌnɛr i /
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adjective
consisting of or pertaining to a thousand, especially a thousand years.
pertaining to the millennium.
noun, plural mil·le·nar·ies.
an aggregate of a thousand.
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Origin of millenary

1540–50; <Late Latin millēnārius consisting of a thousand, equivalent to millēn(ī) a thousand each (Latin mill(e) thousand + -ēnī distributive suffix) + -ārius-ary
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British Dictionary definitions for millenary

millenary
/ (mɪˈlɛnərɪ) /

noun plural -naries
a sum or aggregate of one thousand, esp one thousand years
another word for a millennium
adjective, noun
another word for millenarian

Word Origin for millenary

C16: from Late Latin millēnārius containing a thousand, from Latin mille thousand
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