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Adjective: million  mil-yun [N. Amer], mi-lee-un [Brit]
  1. (in Roman numerals, M written with a macron over it) denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000,000 items or units
Noun: million  mil-yun [N. Amer], mi-lee-un [Brit]
  1. The number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros
    - 1000000, one thousand thousand, meg
  2. [informal] A very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole)
    "there were millions of flies";
    - billion [informal], trillion [informal], zillion [informal], jillion [N. Amer, informal], gazillion [informal], bazillion [N. Amer, informal], bajillion [informal], squillion [informal]

Derived forms: millions

See also: cardinal

Type of: large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity, large integer

Encyclopedia: Million, Kentucky