noun, plural mil·len·ni·ums, mil·len·ni·a [mi-len-ee-uh]. /mɪˈlɛn i ə/.
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This step forward in technology might also be a step toward understanding why we need to sleep in the first place—a question that scientists have been trying to answer for millennia.Why do brains need sleep? These ‘twinkling’ star-shaped cells may help us find out|Rachael Zisk|September 29, 2020|Popular Science
Valuable “carbon sinks” are lost when ecosystems burn, sometimes irrecoverably — as in the case of Arctic peatlands, which have built up over millennia.What wildfires in Brazil, Siberia, and the US West have in common|Lili Pike|September 17, 2020|Vox
Be sure to explore the savannas and wetlands of the south-central Rupununi region, home to the Macushi people, who have been here for millennia.
The same one that, if you are of a certain age, you might have used to download music illegally at the turn of the millennium.Napster, yes that Napster, was just bought for $70 million|Dan Kopf|August 28, 2020|Quartz
Earth’s oceans can act somewhat faster to absorb and remove excess carbon, but even that takes millennia and can be overwhelmed, leading to ocean acidification.How Earth’s Climate Changes Naturally (and Why Things Are Different Now)|Howard Lee|July 21, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Their reward: what is possibly the most infuriating series finale of the new millennium.The Biggest Bombs of 2014: ‘Sex Tape,’ Mariah Carey’s Vocals, ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and More|Kevin Fallon|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And that original score that kicks in as a new-age Millennium Falcon swoops into view is sure to get you going.
Sherlock Holmes is a new millennium sex symbol with books, movies, and TV episodes introducing him to a new generation of fans.Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World?|Ted Gioia|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The escalatory ladder is far more terrifying than it was on the eve of the millennium.
The first World Series of the new millennium was an all-New York affair.
Nor does he glow with exalted hopes of a millennium of bliss, or of the beatitudes of a future state.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
So far as I know, he never wrote a line that had not to do with "The Millennium."A Window in Thrums|J. M. Barrie
In the millennium an educational genius will write a book to be given to every young man on the date of his disillusion.Flappers and Philosophers|F. Scott Fitzgerald
He was not satisfied with the Whigs, who believed that the Reform Bill would usher in a political millennium.Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIII|John Lord
Bands of Hungarian privates proved their belief in this millennium by sacking the warehouses in the docks under cover of night.Eastern Nights - and Flights|Alan Bott
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.