HyperDic: millennium

English > 3 senses of the word millennium:
NOUNtimemillennium, millenarya span of 1000 years
timemillennium(New Testament) in Revelations it is foretold that those faithful to Jesus will reign with Jesus over the earth for a thousand years
timemillennium, millenarythe 1000th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
millennium > pronunciation
Soundsmahleh'niyahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > millennium: 3 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningA span of 1000 years.
Synonymmillenary
PartscenturyA period of 100 years
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishmilenio
Catalanmil·lenni
Adjectivesmillenarianrelating to or believing in the millennium of peace and happiness
millenaryrelating to or consisting of 1000
millennial, millennianrelating to a millennium or span of a thousand years / years
English > millennium: 3 senses > noun 2, time
Meaning(New Testament) in Revelations it is foretold that those faithful to Jesus will reign with Jesus over the earth for a thousand years; the meaning / meaning of these words / words have been much debated; some denominations (e.g. Jehovah's Witnesses) expect it to be a thousand years of justice and peace and happiness.
CategoryNew TestamentThe collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation
Broaderdoctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ismA belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
Spanishmilenio
Adjectivesmillenaryof or relating to the doctrine of the millennium
postmillennialof or relating to the period following the millennium
English > millennium: 3 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningThe 1000th anniversary (or the celebration of it).
Synonymmillenary
Broaderanniversary, day of remembranceThe date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it)
Spanishmilenario, milenio
Adjectivesmillenaryrelating to or consisting of 1000
millennialrelating to a millennium or span of a thousand years / years

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