Associations to the word «Millennium»


MILLENNIUM, noun. A period of time consisting of one thousand years.
MILLENNIUM, noun. (Christianity) The period of one thousand years during which Christ will reign on earth (according to Millenarianist interpretations).
MILLENNIUM, noun. A period of universal happiness, peace or prosperity; a utopia.
MILLENNIUM, noun. (with definite article) The year in which one period of one thousand years ends and another begins, especially the year 2000.
MILLENNIUM BUG, noun. (computing) A design flaw in computer systems which represented the year with 2 digits (ex. 1984 = 84), which could cause date calculations to fail after 1999.
MILLENNIUM DOME, proper noun. A large building at Greenwich in London, the largest single roofed structure in the world; now renamed "O2"

Dictionary definition

MILLENNIUM, noun. A span of 1000 years.
MILLENNIUM, noun. (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 of these 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.
MILLENNIUM, noun. The 1000th anniversary (or the celebration of it).

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