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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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Michael Viner and Deborah Raffin, co-presidents of New Millennium Entertainment, and Jessica Kaye, president of The Publishing Mills, have announced that The Publishing Mills audio library will merge into the New Millennium publishing program.
New Millennium Bank is a state-chartered community commercial bank with headquarters at 57 Livingston Avenue, at the corner of New Street in downtown New Brunswick.
Since the new millennium is still over sixteen months away and far too good of a marketing hook to throw away, expect a whole new set of creative ways of telling you the new millennium actually begins in 2001.
More ambitious, perhaps, are those, like the organizers of the international Jubilee 2000 campaign, who believe that the arrival of a new Millennium should make a permanent difference to the lives of future generations.
That's how this bird, by Mary Pierce of West Hills will greet the new millennium.
New Millennium Media International (OTCBB:NMMG), a company developing next generation light-emitting diode ("LED") display technology solutions, announced today it introduced its latest concept, RediAlert(TM) Rapid Dispatch Emergency Signs (RDES), utilizing patent pending OnScreen(TM) LED technology, at the Homeland Defense Conference in Washington D.
Cogan tackle his skyrocketing utility bill, New Millennium started by performing a painstaking energy audit, examining the daily consumption over the course of one year.
In the artwork, I tried to express my understanding of the important things the creative personality (Pegasus) would bring to the new millennium.
The new millennium is coming, and Dudley Rutherford wants the congregation at Shepherd of the Hills to begin preparing for it tonight.
OnScreen(TM) is a breakthrough in the use of LED's," said Steve Velte, Chief Technology Officer at New Millennium, adding "similar to what the PC has done for computers over the last 20 years, by reducing costs and enabling a wide range of new applications, OnScreen has the potential to make large-scale LED displays ubiquitous.
June 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Michael Ross, Chairman of the Board and Chris Van Der Stad, President and CEO of New Millennium Bank (BULLETIN BOARD: NMNB.
The Y2K bug might manifest in late 1999; the psychological effect of allowing computer glitches to mark the inception date of the new millennium makes us feel even more helpless.

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