bimillennium


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bi·mil·len·ni·um

 (bī′mə-lĕn′ē-əm)
n. pl. bi·mil·len·ni·ums or bi·mil·len·ni·a (-lĕn′ē-ə)
1. A span of 2,000 years.
2. A 2,000th anniversary.

bi′mil·len′ni·al adj.
bi′mil·len′ni·al·ly adv.

bimillennium

(ˌbaɪmɪˈlɛnɪəm)
n
a period of two thousand years

bi•mil•len•ni•um

(ˌbaɪ mɪˈlɛn i əm)

also bimillenary



n., pl. -len•ni•ums, -len•ni•a (-ˈlɛn i ə)
1. a period of two thousand years.
2. a two-thousandth anniversary.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bimillennium - the 2000th anniversary (or the celebration of it)bimillennium - 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.bimillennium - a span of 2000 yearsbimillennium - 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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There are 17 recognized types of kudzu root derived from perennial leguminous plants, which originate from China and have been a part of Chinese culture for bimillennium. Lately, it is common that the kudzu root was used to cure various ailments and disorders from 1600 AD to 1867 AD [1].
To celebrate the bimillennium of Vergil's death, UCT students, on 26 February 1982, read selections in Latin and English from the Aeneid, Books 1-6; Stellenbosch students, on 4 May, enacted scenes from N A Blanckenberg's Afrikaans version of the Aeneid .
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In 1984, he created the Bimillennium Foundation to encourage leaders of nations worldwide to set year 2000 goals aimed at improving the human condition.