postmillennial

[pohst-mi-len-ee-uh l]

Origin of postmillennial

First recorded in 1850–55; post- + millennial
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British Dictionary definitions for post-millennial

postmillennial

adjective
  1. existing or taking place after the millennium
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Word Origin and History for post-millennial
adj.

also postmillennial, 1831, from post- "after" + millennial; chiefly in reference to the Protestant doctrine that the second coming of Christ will occur after, not at, the Christian millennium.

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