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mil·liard(mĭl′yərd, -yärd′, mĭl′ē-ärd′)
n. Chiefly British
The cardinal number equal to 109.
[French, from Old French milliart, from milion, million; see million.]
(Mathematics) Brit (no longer in technical use) one thousand million. US and Canadian equivalent: billion
[C19: from French]
mil•liard(ˈmɪl yərd, -yɑrd)
one thousand millions; equivalent to U.S. billion.
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|Noun||1.||milliard - a billion; "in England they call one thousand million a milliard"|
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom