noun, plural mil·len·ni·ums, mil·len·ni·a [mi-len-ee-uh]. /mɪˈlɛn i ə/.
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Example sentences from the Web for millennium
The fact is, there are facially neutral religious rules that have been unevenly enforced for millennia.Catholic Church: Religious Freedom Trumps Civil Rights|Jay Michaelson|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
MBP has been practiced for millennia with varying regularity among different sects of the Jewish community.Why Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Babies Keep Getting Herpes|Emily Shire|July 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But at least in warfare, there are certain rules that go back millennia.We Should Negotiate With Terrorists. We Always Have.|Michael Tomasky|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I know that any religion can only grasp a portion of the reality of God they have come to know over millennia.
The human urge to pluck a string and make music goes back many millennia.Was The Beatles’ Music Really That Unique? Yeah, It Totally Was.|Michael Tomasky|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It applies to every great migration of peoples extending over centuries or millennia.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe|John M. Tyler
Accustomed for millennia to ideographs read only by experts, they viewed the current uproar about Literacy with unconcern.Null-ABC|Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
We know that it took millennia before primitive notation progressed to writing and then to generalized literacy.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
They knew Adventure and Excitement, and they had learned things that no member of their ancient race had known for millennia.The Black Star Passes|John W Campbell
Surely in all Earth's millennia of social evolution man has worked out something better than either of your teams have built here.Adaptation|Dallas McCord Reynolds
British Dictionary definitions for millennium
noun plural -nia (-nɪə) or -niums
Derived forms of millenniummillennial, adjectivemillennialist, nounmillennially, adverb
Word Origin for millennium
Cultural definitions for millennium
A period of a thousand years foretold in the Book of Revelation. During the millennium, those who have been faithful to Jesus and who have not worshiped the Antichrist will reign with Jesus over the Earth. According to the Book of Revelation, the millennium will precede the final battle for control of the universe; Judgment Day will come afterward.