millenary

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj millenary relating to or consisting of 1000
    • adj millenary of or relating to the doctrine of the millennium
    • n millenary a sum or aggregate of one thousand (especially one thousand years)
    • n millenary a span of 1000 years
    • n millenary the 1000th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Millenary Consisting of a thousand; millennial.
    • n Millenary The space of a thousand years; a millennium; also, a Millenarian. "During that millenary ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • millenary Consisting of or pertaining to a thousand, specifically a thousand years; in a restricted sense, of or pertaining to the millennium.
    • n millenary An aggregate of a thousand; specifically, a period of a thousand years; in a restricted sense, the millennium.
    • n millenary A commander or leader of a thousand men.
    • n millenary One who expects the millennium. See millenarian.
    • n millenary A thousandth anniversary; a celebration of an event that had happened one thousand years before.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Millenary consisting of a thousand
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. millenarius, fr. milleni, a thousand each, fr. mille, a thousand: cf. F. millénaire,. See Mile
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. mille, 1000, annus, a year.

Usage

In literature:

The millenary of that event was celebrated in 1862 at Novgorod, as the foundation of the Russian empire.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 5" by Various
The fourth is the Jaik or Rhymnus, on each bank of which a millenary commands.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. I" by Robert Kerr
Millenary Petition, the, 148.
"An Outline of the Relations between England and Scotland (500-1707)" by Robert S. Rait
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