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 (bī-mĭl′ə-nĕr′ē, bī′mə-lĕn′ə-rē)
n. pl. bi·mil·le·nar·ies
A bimillennium.

bi·mil′le·nar′y adj.
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(ˌbaɪmɪˈliːnərɪ; baɪˈmɪlɪnərɪ)
marking a two-thousandth anniversary
n, pl -naries
a two-thousandth anniversary
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(baɪˈmɪl əˌnɛr i)

also bi•mil•len•ni•al

(ˌbaɪ mɪˈlɛn i əl)

adj., n., pl. -le•nar•ies also -len•ni•als. adj.
1. of or pertaining to a bimillennium.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bimillenary - the 2000th anniversary (or the celebration of it)bimillenary - the 2000th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
anniversary, day of remembrance - the date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it)
2.bimillenary - a span of 2000 yearsbimillenary - a span of 2000 years      
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
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We pray that the bimillenary Christian existence will keep on engraving the Middle-Eastern communities with evangelical values such as the sanctity of the human life, the dignity of man, the liberties and fundamental rights, the solidarity and the interdependence, the culture of justice and of peace, the unity in the diversity, the rights of citizens, the respect of the difference, the meaning of democracy, the dialogue and the participation in the governance of the Nation, the openness and the moderation.
From a historical point of view, the modern European foundation sector is a product of the postwar period, despite a bimillenary philanthropic tradition inspired by the preeminence of charitable values in the three monotheistic religions, particularly Christianity.