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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, 65, has been married to a Scot for 45 years.
Dad-of-three Charlie Gillion, 65, who has 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, added: "I had to borrow pounds 1 off my wife to buy a paper.
Charlie Gillion, aged 65, was among 11 of the 12 Stagecoach bus drivers who yesterday celebrated their syndicate's pounds 38 million win.
Mrs Gillion, herself a retired cleaner, said they had been married for 45 years and that the money would be spent on their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Some people don't know a lot of that shit, and they rely on a producer who costs a gillion dollars, and he don't know it sometimes.
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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).