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1. Of or relating to a thousand, especially to a thousand years; millenarian.
a. Of or relating to the doctrine of the millennium; millenarian.
b. Of or relating to millenarians.
n. pl. mil·le·nar·ies
1. A sum or total of one thousand, especially a thousand years.
2. A millenarian.
[Latin mīllēnārius, from mīllēnī, a thousand each, from mīlle, thousand; see gheslo- in Indo-European roots.]
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n, pl -naries
1. a sum or aggregate of one thousand, esp one thousand years
2. another word for a millennium
(Ecclesiastical Terms) another word for millenarian
[C16: from Late Latin millēnārius containing a thousand, from Latin mille thousand]
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mil•le•nar•y(ˈmɪl əˌnɛr i)
adj., n., pl. -nar•ies. adj.
1. consisting of or pertaining to 1000, esp. 1000 years.
2. pertaining to the millennium or millenarians.n.
3. an aggregate of 1000.
[1540–50; < Late Latin millēnārius consisting of a thousand =millēn(ī) a thousand each (derivative of Latin mill(e) thousand) + -ārius -ary]
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|Noun||1.||millenary - the 1000th anniversary (or the celebration of it)|
|2.||millenary - a span of 1000 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"
century - a period of 100 years
|3.||millenary - a sum or aggregate of one thousand (especially one thousand years)|
|Adj.||1.||millenary - of or relating to the doctrine of the millennium|
|2.||millenary - relating to or consisting of 1000|
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