one thousand millions; equivalent to U.S. billion.
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How to use milliard in a sentence
Definite figures even were mentioned, namely, a period of thirty–five years and minimum annuities of three milliard gold marks.
Germanys total liability under the Treaty amounts to 138 milliard gold marks (inclusive of the liability for Belgian debt).
The total would work out, therefore, at about 100 milliard gold marks.
We are fighting not for a few milliard francs and a disaffected province, but for priceless spoils and European hegemony.England and Germany | Emile Joseph Dillon
For the French had no less than half a milliard francs lent out at interest for short terms in Russia.England and Germany | Emile Joseph Dillon
British Dictionary definitions for milliard
British (no longer in technical use) a thousand million: US and Canadian equivalent: billion
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