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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. See Y2K problem.

(2) (Windows Millennium) See Windows ME.
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The losers of the two semis will play one another in the Bronze Medal match on Friday at Cardiff's Milennium Stadium, while the final of the competition takes place on Saturday at Wembley.
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WALES improved but were still outclassed by Richie McCaw's all-conquering All Blacks at the Milennium Stadium.
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Skipper O'Driscoll achieved a lifetime ambition by lifting the famous silverware aloft at the Milennium Stadium last March after Ireland had narrowly beaten Wales in their Grand Slam cliff-hanger.
And the third exhibition "Royal Tomb of Anatolia, Alacahoyuk in the Third Milennium" will display the period of chieftainships in Anatolia in the third millennium BC.