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Noun: millennium (millennia,millenniums)  mi'le-nee-um
  1. A span of 1000 years
    - millenary
     
  2. (New Testament) in the Book of Revelation it is foretold that those faithful to Jesus will reign with Jesus over the earth for a thousand years; the meaning of these words have been much debated; some denominations (e.g. Jehovah's Witnesses) expect it to be a thousand years of justice and peace and happiness
     
  3. The 1000th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
    - millenary

Derived forms: millenniums, millennia

Type of: anniversary, day of remembrance, doctrine, ism, period, period of time, philosophical system, philosophy, school of thought, time period

Encyclopedia: Millennium