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noun as in 1000 years

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This step forward in technology might also be a step toward understanding why we need to sleep in the first place—a question that scientists have been trying to answer for millennia.

Valuable “carbon sinks” are lost when ecosystems burn, sometimes irrecoverably — as in the case of Arctic peatlands, which have built up over millennia.

From Vox

Be sure to explore the savannas and wetlands of the south-central Rupununi region, home to the Macushi people, who have been here for millennia.

The same one that, if you are of a certain age, you might have used to download music illegally at the turn of the millennium.

From Quartz

Earth’s oceans can act somewhat faster to absorb and remove excess carbon, but even that takes millennia and can be overwhelmed, leading to ocean acidification.

Their reward: what is possibly the most infuriating series finale of the new millennium.

And that original score that kicks in as a new-age Millennium Falcon swoops into view is sure to get you going.

Sherlock Holmes is a new millennium sex symbol with books, movies, and TV episodes introducing him to a new generation of fans.

The escalatory ladder is far more terrifying than it was on the eve of the millennium.

The first World Series of the new millennium was an all-New York affair.

Nor does he glow with exalted hopes of a millennium of bliss, or of the beatitudes of a future state.

So far as I know, he never wrote a line that had not to do with "The Millennium."

In the millennium an educational genius will write a book to be given to every young man on the date of his disillusion.

He was not satisfied with the Whigs, who believed that the Reform Bill would usher in a political millennium.

Bands of Hungarian privates proved their belief in this millennium by sacking the warehouses in the docks under cover of night.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to millennium, such as: happiness, paradise, prosperity, serenity, utopia, and golden age.

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