millennian


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Adj.1.millennian - relating to a millennium or span of a thousand yearsmillennian - relating to a millennium or span of a thousand years
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Physicians, for example, ought to bear in mind "that it is a peculiar mark of the millennian period, that human life shall be lengthened, and that the child shall die an hundred years old." With his closing words, Dwight "address[ed] the enraptured hymn of Isaiah" to America: "Arise, shine for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee!
The chapter, "Expanding Networks and the Rise of the Individual: 2700-1200 BC," addresses a third millennian mystery--how emergent European cultures, notably Minoan-Mycenaean in the Aegean, connected with the Atlantic settlements.