mil|le|nar|y «MIHL uh NEHR ee», adjective, noun, plural -nar|ies.
1. consisting of or having to do with a thousand, especially a period of a thousand years.
2. Theology. of or having to do with the millennium or millenarians.
1. a) an aggregate of one thousand, especially a continuous period of one thousand years: »

We danced through three nights, dancing the old millenary out, dancing the new millenary in (Cardinal Newman).

b) a thousandth anniversary or the celebration of such an anniversary.
2. Theology. a) a millennium; the millennium. b) = millenarian. (Cf.millenarian)
[< Late Latin mīllēnārius < mīllēnī a thousand each < mīlle a thousand]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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