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millennium

Pronunciation: /mɪˈleniəm/

Translation of millennium in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -niums or , -nia /-niə/)

  • 1.1 (thousand years) milenio (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • On the other hand, it is also rather weak on the later centuries of the first millennium of the Christian era.
    • Some of her archaeologist husband's finds can be seen in the museum, which is a must if you want to grasp the sophistication of Syrian art and civilisation of the two millenniums before Christ.
    • What does an Oriental seer, born in the middle of the first millennium before Christ among historical circumstances and a culture so different from our own, have to offer such very modern thinkers?
    1.2 [Bible] the millennium el milenio
    Example sentences
    • They viewed the Civil War as the beginning of the ‘wars and rumors of wars’ that were prophesied would proceed the millennium.
    • It takes its name from the early Christians' anticipation of Christ's Second Coming, to be followed by a millennium, or thousand-year reign of peace and tranquillity.
    • But we discover that the commission given in Matthew 28: 18-20 was for their ministry in the millennium.

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