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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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London is touting its millennium dome exhibition space and much-ballyhooed observation wheel, said to carry passengers 400 feet above the city's rooftops.
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We could not be happier to have the Blake and Bosworth Group join our team in introducing this advanced product to athletes around the world," said Jerry Swon, President of Millennium Biotechnologies.
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