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gillion

(unit)
/gil'y*n/ or /jil'y*n/ (From giga- by analogy with mega/million and tera/trillion) 10^9.

Same as an American billion or a British "milliard". How one pronounces this depends on whether one speaks giga- with a hard or soft "g".
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Fortunately objects from the period have survived changes in fashion better than its buildings, and the Aubecq's original dining table and chairs can be found downstairs in the Gillion Crowet Collection.
Charles Gillion will share his winnings with his three children, 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren - when he and wife Penelope get their cash.
Jim Paton, aged 55, and brother-in-law Dave Mead, 54, along with Mr Gillion, said they had all handed in their notice to the bus company.
Chris Smith, 34, John Noakes, 49, Stephen Derrick, 53, Dave Mead, 54, Charlie Gillion, 65, Jim Paton, 55, Neil Tayton, 58, Alex Robertson, 57, Ally Spence, 57, Charlie Connor, 40 and Derek Wilson, 51, and an anonymous 12th driver, will all take home around Au3.
8220;Over the last few years we have listened to the market and responded with a product that resonates with Higher Ed institutions,” said Justin Gillion, Strategic Product Manager at Unimarket.
Nevertheless, there was time for research on agricultural economics, including a country report for the OECD (Ross, 1972), a paper on fluctuating export prices in the Journal of Agricultural Economics (Ross, 1976), a textbook on the New Zealand economy (Castle, Ross and Gillion, 1977) and a book chapter on agriculture's role in trans-Tasman relations (Ross, 1982).
Gillion on labor migrations, Peter Worsley and Peter Lawrence on cargo cults, and side trips into population studies, navigational debates, Aotearoa/New Zealand history and biography.
Reform trends championed by the main international organizations can be found in articles by Gillion (2000), Holzmann (2000), and Queisser (2000).
Byrne & Fielding-Barnsley, 1991, 1993, 1995; Gillion, 2000, 2002; Hesketh, Adams, Nightingale, & Hall, 2000; Major & Bernhardt, 1998; Torgesen, Morgan, & Davis, 1992).
We have a couple fast kids and they have a gillion fast kids,'' Croson said of Taft (6-1, 2-0).
I find that quite inspiring because you hear people saying `she's washed up' or `he's washed up' just because their last film failed to make a zillion gillion dollars at the box office.