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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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Blue Square: 13-8 Rooster Booster, 4-1 Rigmarole, 10-1 Intersky Falcon, 14-1 Specular, 20-1 Davenport Milenium, Foreman, Geos, 25-1 Westender, 33-1 Limerick Boy, 40-1 Golden Cross, Hasty Prince, Hardy Eustace, 50-1 Self Defense, 66-1 Fota Island.
Two seasons ago Davenport Milenium looked destined for top honours when winning two Grade One races at Punchestown - but his rise to the top was halted by a strained tendon.
He pulled a length clear, while Davenport Milenium held on for second from Hasty Prince.
Davenport Milenium is a sixyear-old of immense potential and trainer Willie Mullins has already nominated the 2003 Champion rather than switching the gelding to fences.
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The Milenium, which has enjoyed a successful travel season this summer, looks forward to playing close to home this weekend.
Willie Mullins, trainer of Adamant Approach, Davenport Milenium, Silk Screen, Joueur d'Estruval and Diego Garcia
Paddy Power: 7-4 Spirit Leader, 5-2 Davenport Milenium, 9-2 Flame Creek, 5-1 Golden Cross, 10-1 Foreman, 20-1 Georges Girl, 25-1 Fota Island, 33-1 Stage Affair.
Davenport Milenium will definitely make the trip to Leopardstown, according to trainer Willie Mullins, who ruled out the alternative option of the Byrne Bros Cleeve Hurdle at Cheltenham.
Willie Mullins reports Florida Pearl and Davenport Milenium none the worse for their exertions at Kempton Park on Boxing Day.
Ruby Walsh rides Le Sauvignon in the novice chase, Davenport Milenium in the Hurdle and last year's King George winner Florida Pearl in the feature event.
Another Mullins runner Davenport Milenium ended the unbeaten record of the favourite Like-A-Butterfly in the Champion Novice Hurdle.