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millennium

[Lat.,=1,000 years], the period of 1,000 years in which, according to some schools of Christian eschatology, Christ will reign again gloriously on earth. Belief in the millennium, based on Rev. 20, has recurred in Christianity since the earliest times. Today it is held and taught by the AdventistsAdventists
[advent, Lat.,=coming], members of a group of related religious denominations whose distinctive doctrine centers in their belief concerning the imminent second coming of Jesus (see Judgment Day).
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 and some other conservative evangelical bodies. Belief in the millennium is called chiliasm by historians of the ancient church. See Judgment DayJudgment Day
or Doomsday,
central point of early Christian, Jewish, and Islamic eschatology, sometimes called the Day of the Lord. References to it throughout the Bible are numerous.
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millennium

the Christianity the period of a thousand years of Christ's awaited reign upon earth

millennium

(1) One thousand years. As it pertains to the calendar, we recently passed through the second millennium (January 1, 1001 to December 31, 2000), and the third millennium began January 1, 2001.

(2) (Windows Millennium) See Windows ME.
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I shall be giving the January Sales a swerve this week and instead will be taking out a lumpy ante-post each-way voucher at 10-1 on Davenport Milenium.
Davenport Milenium has been disappointing this season but Willie Mullins' six-year-old has a touch of class and can take the Westend Retail Park Novice Hurdle.
POWER'S BIG RACE PRICES: Hatton's Grace - 7/4 Sacundai; 2/1 Solerina; 5/1 Back In Front; 7/1 Davenport Milenium, Scottish Memories; 8/1 Rosaker, Scarthy Lad; 12/1 Holy Orders; 14/1 Fota Island; 20/1 Bar.
Alexander Milenium was lame for a couple of days last week after twisting a shoe, but he had done his best piece of work ever for Mullins the week before and it was a hitch rather than a setback.
Rhinestone Cowboy and Alexander Milenium are Coral's 4-1 joint favourites .
LESS than 48 hours after his Menolly Homes Champion Novice Hurdle, Davenport Milenium routed his older rivals in this championship race, won in its inaugrual year by Istabraq.
DAVENPORT MILENIUM can take his revenge on Barrow Drive in the Woodlands Park 100 Slaney Novice Hurdle at Naas today.
Willie Mullins could run both Davenport Milenium and Holy Orders, while the Irish quintet is completed by the Noel Meade-trained Rosaker and Yogi, trained by Tom Foley.
DAVENPORT Milenium can boost his Champion Hurdle credentials by landing tomorrow's AIG Europe Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown tomorrow.
Willie Mullins rates Alexander Milenium his best prospect for the Cheltenham Bumper, so the five-year-old is taken to make a winning debut in Thursday's bumper.
THE Smurfit Champion Hurdle remains the plan for Spirit Leader and Davenport Milenium despite the pair failing to deliver in yesterday's Leopardstown showpiece.
DAVENPORT MILENIUM can lay down his Cheltenham Festival credentials with a victory in the AIG Europe Irish Champion Hurdle at Leopardstown tomorrow (2.