Millenary
Millenary Mil"le*na*ry, a. [L. millenarius, fr. milleni a thousand each, fr. mille a thousand: cf. F. mill['e]naire. See {Mile}.] Consisting of a thousand; millennial. [1913 Webster]

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  • millenary — ► NOUN (pl. millenaries) 1) a period of a thousand years. 2) a thousandth anniversary. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ consisting of a thousand …   English terms dictionary

  • millenary — [mil′ə ner΄ē] adj. [LL millenarius: see MILLENARIAN] 1. of or consisting of a thousand, esp. a thousand years 2. of the millennium or millenarians n. pl. millenaries 1. a thousand 2. a thousand years; millennium …   English World dictionary

  • millenary — n. & adj. n. (pl. ies) 1 a period of 1,000 years. 2 the festival of the 1,000th anniversary of a person or thing. 3 a person who believes in the millennium. adj. of or relating to a millenary. Etymology: LL millenarius consisting of a thousand f …   Useful english dictionary

  • millenary — I. noun (plural ries) Etymology: Late Latin millenarium, from neuter of millenarius of a thousand, from Latin milleni one thousand each, from mille Date: 1550 1. a. a group of 1000 units or things b. 1000 years ; millennium …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • millenary — /mil euh ner ee/, adj., n., pl. millenaries. adj. 1. consisting of or pertaining to a thousand, esp. a thousand years. 2. pertaining to the millennium. n. 3. an aggregate of a thousand. 4. millennium. 5. millenarian. [1540 50; < LL millenarius… …   Universalium

  • millenary — adjective a) Of, pertaining to a thousand, especially to a thousand years b) Of or pertaining to a millennium; millenarian …   Wiktionary

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