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[mil-uh-nair-ee-uh n] /ˌmɪl əˈnɛər i ən/

of or relating to a thousand, especially the thousand years of the prophesied millennium.
of or relating to the millennium, especially of Christian prophecy, or millennialism:
millenarian zeal.
a believer in the coming of the millennium.
of or relating to a thousand or to a thousand years
of or relating to the millennium or millenarianism
an adherent of millenarianism

1550s, “one who believes in the coming of the (Christian) millennium,” from Latin millenarius (see millennium) + -ian. As an adjective, “pertaining to the millennium,” from 1630s. Related: Millennarianism.


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