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
Two and a half millennia ago, Siddhartha Gautama sought enlightenment.The Buddhist Business of Poaching Animals for Good Karma|Brendon Hong|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
For the first time in almost two millennia, the church will allow women to hold some of its highest positions.Church of England Gets Female Bishops and a Conservative Backlash|Nico Hines|July 14, 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
All these peoples have changed greatly during past millennia both for better and worse, usually probably in the latter direction.
It applies to every great migration of peoples extending over centuries or millennia.
A few brief centuries or a few millennia, and again war would flame.The Black Star Passes|John W Campbell
With a shuddering groan the great plug freed itself from the grip of millennia; turned a few inches in its hole.Astounding Stories, August, 1931|Various
We've had to fight for our very lives every inch of the way, endure the setbacks lasting for centuries, millennia.Eight Keys to Eden|Mark Irvin Clifton
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.